Kwaidan Stories And Studies Of Strange Things

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - Social Science - 96 pages
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Japanese tales, translated by Lafcadio Hearn.

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User Review  - bcquinnsmom - LibraryThing

I'm late to the Lafcadio Hearn party, having only read two stories in this collection before picking up this book -- "The Story of Mimi-Nashi-Hoichi" and "Yuki-Onna," which have long been personal ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shimmin - LibraryThing

An interesting little collection of short folk-tales and bits of legend, translated and explained by Hearn. There's a good mixture of stories and I enjoyed them. The closing section is rather random ... Read full review

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Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) was one of the first great interpreters of things Japanese for Western readers. His keen intellect, poetic imagination, and clear style have ensured him a devoted readership, among both foreigners and Japanese, for almost a century.

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