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In ghostly Japan, Lafcadio Hearn, (ebook)

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In ghostly Japan
Title
In ghostly Japan
Statement of responsibility
Lafcadio Hearn
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Language
eng
Summary
The Japanese have two kinds of ghosts in their folklore-the spirits of the dead, and the spirits of the living. This classic of Japanese literature invites you to take your choice, if you dare. In Ghostly Japan collects twelve ghostly stories from Lafcadio Hearn, deathless images of ghosts and goblins, touches of folklore and superstition, salted with traditions of the nation. While some of these stories contain nightmare imagery worthy of a midnight creature feature, others are not ghostly or ghastly at all. "Bits of Poetry" offers an engaging study on verse, and "Japanese Buddhist Proverbs" explains the meaning of several aphorisms based on Japanese cultural references. Whether you're looking to spot the demons that walk among us, or simply to enjoy the prose of a legendary craftsman, In Ghostly Japan affords countless delights. Stories include:"Fragment" about a young pilgrim who encounters a mountain of skulls "Ingwa-banashi" about a dying wife who bequeaths a rival a sinister legacy "A Passional Karma" about a spectral beauty who returns for her handsome samurai lover
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1850-1904
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Hearn, Lafcadio
Dewey number
398.0952
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Folklore
  • Buddha (The concept)
  • Buddhism
  • Japan
  • Short stories, Japanese
Target audience
adult
Label
In ghostly Japan, Lafcadio Hearn, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462900480
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11843175
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11843175
System control number
MWT11843175
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
In ghostly Japan, Lafcadio Hearn, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462900480
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11843175
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11843175
System control number
MWT11843175
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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