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Unfamiliar Lafcadio Hearn

Kenneth P. Kirkwood

Unfamiliar Lafcadio Hearn

by Kenneth P. Kirkwood

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Published by The Hokuseido press in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kenneth P. Kirkwood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1918 .K5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii p., 1 l., 97 p.
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6358869M
    LC Control Number37025310
    OCLC/WorldCa2754616

      Hearn, Lafcadio, Title: Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan: Second Series Contents: In a Japanese garden -- The household shrine -- Of women's hair -- From the diary of an English teacher -- Two strange festivals -- By the Japanese Sea -- Of a dancing-girl -- From Hoki to Oki -- Of souls -- Of ghosts and goblins -- The Japanese smile.   Lafcadio Hearn's "Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan" is an unmissable book offering a visceral, firsthand experience of a Japan now largely vanished.

    Get this from a library! Glimpses of unfamiliar Japan. [Lafcadio Hearn] -- 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. Read "Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan (Complete)" by Lafcadio Hearn available from Rakuten Kobo. 'The books which have been written of late years about Japan have either been compiled from official records, or have co Brand: Library of Alexandria.

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan by Lafcadio Hearn starting at $ Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan has 26 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan combines two volumes of a work that first appeared in In the pages of this book are the customs, the superstitions, the charming scenery, the revelations of Japanese character, and all the other elements that Lafcadio Hearn found so bewitching.


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out of 5 stars 4/5(21). Lafcadio Hearn is a notable person in Japan now and yesteryear. In for a month I lived in "his Matsue" and also nearby Yonago. His tales of Fox are very relevant to this area with many shrines to foxes and in turn the many symbols for Fox from village folk/5(16).

Hearn certainly gives unfamiliar glimpses of Japan in this book. Exploring out-of-the-way villages and remote shrines, Hearn wrote about the countrys culture and tradition from the perspective, mostly, of a traveler so delighted, charmed and, eventually, bewitched by what he saw that he didnt leave and settled in Japan for good.4/5.

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Author: Hearn, Lafcadio, Title: Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan: First Series Contents: My first day in the Orient -- The writing of Kobodaishi -- Jizo -- A. Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan (Lafcadio Hearn Collection) by Hearn, Lafcadio and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan by Lafcadio Hearn, Hearn, Lafcadio Hearn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low /5(14). 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 : Lafcadio Hearn.

This book introduces a world that few early Western visitors to Japan ever saw. This is the world of unusual customs, bizarre superstitions, and enchanting scenery. Included in this classic volume are Hearn's well-known essays on gardens, festivals, the household shrine, and other aspects of Japanese daily life.

Buy Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan by Hearn, Lafcadio (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(21). Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, Volume 1 Patrick Lafcadio Hearn [aka Koizumi Yakumo] was born in Lefkas, Greece.

He was a son of an army doctor Charles Hearn from Ireland and a Greek woman Rosa Cassimati. After making remarkable works in Author: Lafcadio Hearn. Read this book on Questia.

Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan by Lafcadio Hearn, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition. 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: $ - $ A Japanese magic-lantern show is essentially dramatic. It is a play of which the dialogue is uttered by invisible personages, the actors and the scenery being only luminous shadows.

Wherefore it is peculiarly well suited to goblinries and weirdnessess of all kinds; and plays in which ghosts figure are the favourite subject. -from "Of Ghosts and Goblins" InWesterner Lafcadio Hearn.

Read "Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan" by Lafcadio Hearn available from Rakuten Kobo. During lateHearn obtained a teaching position in Kumamoto, Kyushu, at the Fifth Higher Middle School, where he s Brand: Herne Ridge Ltd. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kirkwood, Kenneth P.

(Kenneth Porter), Unfamiliar Lafcadio Hearn. Tokyo, Hokuseido Press, 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. Glimpses of an Unfamiliar Japan | There seems to be a sense of divine magic in the very atmosphere, through all the luminous day, brooding over the vapoury land, over the ghostly blue of the flood--a sense of Shinto.

With my fancy full of the legends of the Kojiki, the rhythmic chant of the engines comes to my ears as the rhythm of a Shinto ritual mingled with the names of gods.Glimpses Unfamiliar Japan, First Edition. You Searched For: smoke free. PHOTOS POSTED WITH OUR BOOKS ARE STOCK AND DO NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT CONDITION OR EDITION OF BOOK OFFERED FOR SALE.

WE DO NOT POST THE PHOTOS. Seller Inventory # (JAPAN). Hearn, Lafcadio. Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan. Boston, 2 .Out of the East followed closely Hearn’s first book on Japan, Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, which had become a sine qua non when it came to books covering Japan and the Japanese.

The book strengthened his popularity in the United States and England. —Woody Bates, Lafcadio Hearn: Works By and About Him.