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The Tale Of The Heike Is One Of The Masterworks Of Japanese Literature, Ranking With The Tale Of Genji In Quality And Prestige This New Translation Is Not Only Farreadable Than Earlier Ones, It Is Also Muchfaithful To The Content And Style Of The Original Intended For The General Audience As Well As The Specialist, This Edition Is Highly Annotated The Tale of the Heike


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10 thoughts on “The Tale of the Heike

  1. says:

    AcknowledgmentsIntroductionPrinciple Figures in the Tale The Tale of the Heike GenealogiesMapsHours, Eras, and Emperors


  2. says:

    If you like reading about brave and honorable warriors in a strange faraway land, you might like this just as you d like some fantasies, even though these stories are based on historical facts.This is the Japanese version of Homer We don t really know the original author, but we know the stories had been told by traveling storyte


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    The arrogant do not long endure They are like a dream one night in spring The bold and brave perish in the end They are as dust before the wind The epic account of the Genpei War Animosity that had been building between the Taira and Minamoto clans ever since the end of the previous two conflicts leads to this, the war that sees the


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    PREFACE Since around two weeks ago I ve enjoyed watching a YouTube series of the NHK Taiga Drama entitled Yoshitsune with English subtitles therefore, we can follow all episodes conveniently and subsequently by visiting the first one at I hope watching the series should help us better understand the story and enjoy reading the story .R


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    Many prefer the openings of Anna Karenina, Pride and Prejudice, or Moby Dick, but my favorite is from the Tale of the Heike There arecompelling translations but for all I know this one by Helen Craig McCullough isaccurate The sound of the Gion Shoja bells echoes the impermanence of all things the color of the sala flowers reveals the trut


  6. says:

    Royall Tyler s new translation is magnificent full of beauty and a strange and terrible glamour The last chapter is one of the most moving passages in Japanese literature But be prepared The Tale of the Heike is not The Tale of Genji The endless cruelty and violence is depressing and the eventual victor, Minamoto no Yoritomo, is a heartless


  7. says:

    A magnificent modern translation of the rise and fall of the Taira Heike clan in 12th century Japan The Heike and the Genji clans have always served the Emperor and the realm between the four seas, but with the Heike controlling a majority of the 66 provinces in Japan, a prominent, ambitious and influential Heike begins a reign of terror that l


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    Royall Tyler s translation conveys the tremendous range of this medieval classic, one of the central narratives in the Japanese tradition, and one of the world s great narratives of war Three earlier translations were all in prose, but Tyler uses prose and two forms of verse, following closely the three ways in which the war tale was originally re


  9. says:

    I had such a hard time getting into this abridged version The story itself was fascinating, but I highly recommend that you check out the full and complete, unabridged edition if you plan on reading this.


  10. says:

    I did not think I would like this book as much as I did Honestly, farenjoyable than Homer.


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