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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Review: Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things

User Review  - Vasiliki Rayane - Goodreads

I truly enjoyed this read for so many reasons. The book is comprised by two parts, Kwaidan and Insect Studies. The former is a collection of various folklore Japanese tales and stories,whilst the ... Read full review

Review: Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things

User Review  - Philipp - Goodreads

Fun ghost stories from 1905; mostly strange to me as a European because our "traditional" stories always have a moral, or some point, like "don't stray from the given path", "listen to your superiors ... 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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