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Lafcadio Hearn's Japan: An Anthology of His Writings on the Country and Its ...

Lafcadio Hearn - History - 1997 - 280 pages
Nearly one hundred years after his death, author, translator, and educator Lafcadio Hearn remains one of the best-known Westerners ever to make Japan his home. His prolific ...
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Gleanings in Buddha-Fields

Lafcadio Hearn - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 304 pages
Lafcadio Hearn's books have charmed and captivated readers, just as the exotic subjects about which he has written have captivated him. "Gleanings in the Buddha-Fields ...
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Kokoro: Hints And Echoes of Japanese Inner Life

Lafcadio Hearn - Travel - 2005 - 400 pages
Generally speaking, we construct for endurance, the Japanese for impermanency. Few things for common use are made in Japan with a view to durability. The straw sandals worn out ...
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Out of the East: Reveries and Studies in New Japan

Lafcadio Hearn - Travel - 2006 - 288 pages
In 1889 Westerner PATRICK LAFCADIO HEARN (1850-1904)-bohemian, newspaper writer, restless traveler-arrived in Japan on a journalistic assignment, and he fell so in love with ...
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Kotto: Being Japanese Curios, with Sundry Cobwebs

Lafcadio Hearn - Travel - 2007 - 272 pages
Journalist-by-trade Lafcadio Hearn used his wanderer's eye and guileless, graceful style to provide elegant chronicles for an English-speaking world fascinated by the exotic ...
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Exotics and Retrospectives

Lafcadio Hearn - Philosophy - 2007 - 240 pages
In Exotics and Retrospectives, Lafcadio Hearn plays the role not only of tour guide, but also dreamscaper. Whether through his narrative recounting of Japanese customs and ...
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The Romance of the Milky Way and Other Studies & Stories

Lafcadio Hearn - Literary Collections - 2007 - 228 pages
Lafcadio Hearn was a writer particularly gifted at translating a foreign aesthetic for a Western audience. Hearn's writing is always lyrical and passionate, and in this ...
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