Lafcadio Hearn: Japan's Great Interpreter : a New Anthology of His Writings, 1894-1904

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Psychology Press, 1992 - Social Science - 308 pages
This collection of Lafcadio Hearn's writings, including ghost stories and letters, is published to mark the centenary of Hearn's arrival in Japan. Hearn was the son of an Anglo-Irish surgeon major in the British army and a Greek mother and became famous as one of Japan's great interpreters, at a time when Japan was undergoing dramatic social change as a result of the modernization programme begun in the 1860s.
 

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Contents

In Memoriam to Louis Allen
1
JAPAN PHYSICAL
24
Notes of Trip To Kyoto
38
Of Womens Hair
60
JAPAN PSYCHOLOGICAL
80
JAPAN SPIRITUAL
109
JAPAN SUPERNATURAL
140
The Legend Of YureiDaki
153
Jikininki
161
YukiOnna
171
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Louis Allen, Jean Wilson

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