Japanese Ghosts & Demons: Art of the Supernatural

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Stephen Addiss
G. Braziller, Jan 1, 1985 - Art - 192 pages
4 Reviews
The first study and collection of Japanese supernatural art, this illustrated volume shows how Japan's long tradition of brilliant artists attempted to understand the mysteries of the world

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Japan has perhaps the most lively and richly developed tradition of supernatural lore of any civilization. It is comprised of some of the most relentlessly fearsome goblins, demons, metamorphosed ... Read full review

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one of my favorites ever. love the fantastical supernatural images so creative is the human imagination Read full review

Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
7
Tales of Female Ghosts
25
The Male Ghost in Kabuki and Ukiyoe
49
Shoki the Demon Queller
81
Tengu the Mountain Goblin
103
Tanuki and Kitsune
129
Humans Animals and Inbetween
169
Lenders to the Exhibition
186
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