The Tale of the Heike
Author: Anonymous, Helen Craig McCullough
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Release Date: March 01, 1990
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 far more readable than earlier ones, it is also much more faithful to the content and style of the original. Intended for the general audience as well as the specialist, this edition is highly annotated.