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Lafcadio Hearn"s Japan (Kegan Paul Japan Library)

Lafcadio Hearn

Lafcadio Hearn"s Japan (Kegan Paul Japan Library)

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Published by Kegan Paul .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • World history,
  • History,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • History: World,
  • ASIA,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • History / Asia,
  • Asia - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages553
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11240351M
    ISBN 100710310625
    ISBN 109780710310620

    Lafcadio Hearn, a profoundly homeless world-class writer Subject of an exhibition at Dublin Writers Centre, he is little known here but famous in Japan and a cult figure in France and the US. Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (), also known as Koizumi Yakumo after gaining Japanese citizenship, was an author, best known for his books about Japan. He is especially well-known for his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. Hearn was born in Lefkada, one of the Greek Ionian Price Range: $ - $


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Lafcadio Hearn () was born on the Greek island of Lefkas, the son of an Anglo-Irish surgeon in the British army and a Greek mother. After his parent's divorce when he was six, he was brought up in Dublin by a great aunt. At the age of nineteen, he went to America, eventually ending up in New Orleans as a newspaper reporter/5(16).

A lovely book of about pages, and each page a small gem of Folklore/Mythology from rs on Incense, Silkworms, Footprints of the Buddha, Poetry and Proverbs written as only Lafcadio Hearn could write displaying his vast and detailed knowledge of Japan/5(18).

Lafcadio Hearn () was born on the Greek island of Lefkas, the son of an Anglo-Irish surgeon in the British army and a Greek mother. After his parent's divorce when he was six, he was brought up in Dublin by a great aunt.

At the age of nineteen, he went to America, eventually ending up in New Orleans as a newspaper : Tuttle Publishing. Lafcadio Hearn was one of the first interpreters of Japan I was introduced to in college, and Donald Richie was one of the most influential scholars of Japan that I personally felt close to.

The fact that Tuttle chose to release the works of the former selected and introduced by the latter, made this book an absolute must-have/5. Lafcadio Hearns Japan: an Attempt at Interpretation was written just after the start of the 20th Century. His contemporary Japan was at the beginning of what would become a the highly nationalized, militarized and horrific Japan of World War II/5.

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Lafcadio Hearn's Japan. [Lafcadio Hearn] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Lafcadio Hearn: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lafcadio Hearn. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   He is the author of some forty books of fiction and non-fiction, dozens of speeches and essays, and hundreds of book, film, and arts reviews.

Recent collections include The Donald Richie Reader: 50 Years of Writing on Japan () and Japan Journals (), based on his detailed record of his life in Japan. This collection of writings from Lafcadio Hern paints a rare and fascinating picture of pre-modern Japan Over a century after his death, author, translator, and educator Lafcadio Hearn remains one of the best-known Westerners ever to make Japan his : Lafcadio Hearn.

Lafcadio Hearn’s illustrated columns have survived thanks to the NEH-funded Mississippi Valley Newspaper Project. The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities supported the collecting and scanning of his woodcut images, which appear in Delia LaBarre’s book, The New Orleans of Lafcadio fellow Susan Goodman’s Republic of Words, a book about the early.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Lafcadio Hearn (Hearn, Lafcadio, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Hearn, Lafcadio, Books and Habits From the Lectures of Lafcadio Hearn, ed.

by John Erskine (Gutenberg text) Hearn, Lafcadio,trans.: Chin Chin Kobakama (illustrated HTML at ). Lafcadio Hearn's "Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan" is an unmissable book offering a visceral, firsthand experience of a Japan now largely vanished. It wasn’t Lafcadio Hearn’s first take on Japanese ghost stories — it wasn’t even his first such book whose title was a single Japanese word starting with “K” (“Kotto” was published.

Lafcadio Hearn's Japan An Anthology of His Writings on the Country and Its People (Book): Hearn, Lafcadio: Blackwell North AmerNearly 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 writings on things Japanese helped shape Western views on. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project 29 by Lafcadio Hearn; Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Hearn, Lafcadio, Title: Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation Contents: Difficulties -- Strangeness and charm -- The ancient cult -- The religion Cited by: There are Hearn museums virtually everywhere he lived in Japan, and in the Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens were dedicated, in the seaside town of.

Lafcadio Hearns Japan: an Attempt at Interpretation was written just after the start of the 20th Century. His contemporary Japan was at the beginning of what would become a the highly nationalized, militarized and horrific Japan of World War II/5(). Lafcadio Hearn, also called (from ) Koizumi Yakumo, (born JLevkás, Ionian Islands, Greece—died Sept.

26,Ōkubo, Japan), writer, translator, and teacher who introduced the culture and literature of Japan to the West. Hearn grew up in a brief and spasmodic education in England and France, he immigrated to the United States at As an interpreter of Japan to the West, Lafcadio Hearn was without parallel in his time.

His numerous books about that country were read with a fascination that was a tribute to his keen powers of observation and the vividness of his descriptions. Today, even though Japan has changed greatly from what it was when he wrote about it, his writing is still valid, for it captures.

An ape of gods: the art and thought of Lafcadio Hearn by Yu, Beongcheon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Lafcadio Hearn or Yakuma Kiozumi, the name he took as he was a Japanese citizen, was an impressionist and converted to Buddhism.

He was living in Japan for 15 years and deeply involved in the culture. He married into a Japanese local samurai family named Setsuko and could experiencing country live and as well city live in many facets/5(14). Lafcadio Hearn's "The Faceless Ghost" and Other Macabre Tales From Japan A Graphic Novel (Book): Wilson, Seán Michael: Over one hundred years ago, the writer Lafcadio Hearn gathered and translated into English a selection of traditional Japanese ghost/mystery stories.

They were published asKwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. In this new. Lafcadio Hearn’s output of stories is considerable, which gives editors a great deal of material from which to choose.

In Ghostly Japan () and Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things () were obviously. This collection of writings from Lafcaido Hern paints a rare and fascinating picture of pre-modern Japan Over a century after his death, author, translator, and educator Lafcaido Hearn remains one of the best-known Westerners ever to make Japan hi.

Lafcadio Hearn () was a most remarkable writer, at home in a range of genres. While a journalist in the US, he wrote sensational crime stories and lurid accounts of the grotesque, ranging from macabre incidents to graphic descriptions of a slaughterhouse.

This collection of 14 stories collected by Lafcadio Hearn, contains Japanese ghost stories, but also several non-fiction pieces. Hearn tries to give a glimpse into the customs of the Japanese, by giving examples of Buddhist Proverbs and explaining the use of incense and the nation wide fascination with poetry/5().

At the turn of the twentieth century, Lafcadio Hearn ( ) was instrumental in introducing Western readers to Japanese culture and literature. Raised in Dublin and a longtime ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.

pages. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 29 by Lafcadio Hearn 29 by Lafcadio Hearn; In Ghostly Japan by Lafcadio Hearn.

Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Hearn, Lafcadio, Title: In Ghostly Japan Language: English: LoC Class: DS: History: Cited by: 4. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Noguchi, Yoné, Lafcadio Hearn in Japan. London ; Yokohoma: E. Matthews ; Kelly & Walsh, Bohemian and writer PATRICK LAFCADIO HEARN () was born in Greece, raised in Ireland, and worked as newspaper reporter in the United States before decamping to Japan.

He also wrote In Ghostly Japan (), and Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation (). The Japanese Hearns are now Koizumis because Patrick Lafcadio changed his surname in to that of his wife so he could fully immerse himself.

Lafcadio Hearn’s Japan: an Attempt at Interpretation was written just after the start of the 20th Century.

His contemporary Japan was at the beginning of what would become a the highly nationalized, militarized and horrific Japan of World War II/5(21). By: Lafcadio Hearn () This collection of 14 stories collected by Lafcadio Hearn, contains Japanese ghost stories, but also several non-fiction pieces.

Hearn tries to give a glimpse into the customs of the Japanese, by giving examples of Buddhist Proverbs and explaining the use of incense and the nation wide fascination with poetry.

SEAN MICHAEL WILSON is a comic book writer from Scotland, living in Japan. He has had many books published with a variety of US, UK, and Japanese publishers, such as The Book of Five Rings, and edited the critically acclaimed AX: alternative manga (Publishers Weekly’s “Best Books of ” in comics).Inhis book Lafcadio Hearn’s “The Faceless Brand: Shambhala.

Lafcadio Hearn's "The Faceless Ghost" and Other Macabre Tales from Japan: A Graphic Novel by Sean Michael Wilson book review. Click to read the full review of Lafcadio Hearn's "The Faceless Ghost" and Other Macabre Tales from Japan: A Graphic Novel in New York Journal of Books.

Review written by Michelle : Sean Michael Wilson. Item # HEARN, Lafcadio. LAFCADIO HEARN'S AMERICAN DAYS. By Edward Larocque Tinker.

Designed and illustrated by the author. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, First edition. A fine fresh copy with just slight soiling to boards. Lafcadio Hearn () was born on the Greek island of Lefkas, the son of an Anglo-Irish surgeon in the British army and a Greek mother.

After his parent's divorce when he was six, he was brought up in Dublin by a great aunt. At the age of nineteen, he went to America, eventually ending up in New Orleans as a newspaper reporter/5(13).

Originally published inthis work is a collection of writings by the American author Lafcadio Hearn. Hearn was a scholar of Japanese culture and society, and this book is a collection of essays, observations, and short stories on the darker side of the country/5(16).

Two books, three Lafcadio Hearns LAFCADIO HEARN'S JAPAN: An Anthology of his Writings on the Country and its People, edited and with an introduction by Donald Richie.

Charles E. Tuttle,pp., $ IRISH WRITING ON LAFCADIO HEARN AND JAPAN, edited by Sean G. Ronan. Global Oriental,pp., unpriced.Noguchi, Yoné, ,Hearn, Setsu Koizumi, d. ,Hearn, Lafcadio,   Lafcadio HEARN ( - ) Greece-born Lafcadio Hearn ( - ) spent decades of his life in Japan, even marrying a Japanese woman, thus becoming a Japanese citizen by the name of Koizumi.