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Japanese Tales

Author : Royall Tyler
ISBN : 9780307784063
Genre : Fiction
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Two hundred and twenty tales from medieval Japan—tales that welcome us into a fabulous faraway world populated by saints, scoundrels, ghosts, magical healers, and a vast assortment of deities and demons. Stories of miracles, visions of hell, jokes, fables, and legends, these tales reflect the Japanese civilization. They ably balance the lyrical and the dramatic, the ribald and the profound, offering a window into a long-vanished culture. With black-and-white illustrations throughout Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library
Category: Fiction
Japanese Tales
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Royall Tyler
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-22 - Publisher: Pantheon

Two hundred and twenty tales from medieval Japan—tales that welcome us into a fabulous faraway world populated by saints, scoundrels, ghosts, magical healers, and a vast assortment of deities and demons. Stories of miracles, visions of hell, jokes, fables, and legends, these tales reflect the Japanese civilization. They ably balance
Seven Japanese Tales
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher: Perigee

Brings together stories concerning people with serious psychological and physical defects
Japanese Tales from Times Past
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-04 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

This collection of translated tales is from the most famous work in all of Japanese classical literature—the Konjaku Monogatari Shu. This collection of traditional Japanese folklore is akin to the Canterbury Tales of Chaucer or Dante's Inferno—powerfully entertaining tales that reveal striking aspects of the cultural psychology, fantasy, and creativity
Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Edogawa Rampo
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-10 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

This collection of mystery and horror stories is regarded as Japan's answer to Edgar Allan Poe. Japanese Tales of Mystery & Imagination, the first volume of its kind translated into English, is written with the quick tempo of the West but rich with the fantasy of the East. These nine
Treasury of Japanese Folktales
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Yuri Yasuda
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-07 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

Learn Japanese and enjoy folktales at the same time with this whimsically illustrated multicultural children's book! This bilingual edition of A Treasury of Japanese Folktales—presented in both English and Japanese—contains 12 of the best Japanese legends and fairy tales, told to generation after generation of Japanese children. Originally written in