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Japanese Fairy Tales and Others

by Lafcadio Hearn

  • 16 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Cosimo Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Social Science / Folklore & Mythology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8904893M
    ISBN 101602060711
    ISBN 109781602060715
    OCLC/WorldCa232649871

    In , he became resident gift book illustrator for MacMillan and produced illustrations for The Water Babies, Green Willow, and Other Japanese Fairy Tales, The Complete Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Stories from the Pentamerone, Folk Tales of Bengal, The Fairy Book, and The Book of Fairy . Japanese short stories for kids Japanese folktales are heavily influenced by Chinese culture and collective norms of the isolated Japanese islands. The Short stories and folk tales always try to teach the importance of patience, honesty, and hard work. The stories usually include 1- 5/5(53).

    Japanese Folktale Long, long ago there lived, in Japan a brave warrior known to all as Tawara Toda, or "My Lord Bag of Rice." His true name was Fujiwara Hidesato, and there is a very interesting story of how he came to change his name.   A talking tea kettle, a monstrous goblin-spider that lives in a haunted temple, miniature soldiers that plague a lazy young bride, and other fanciful creatures abound in this captivating collection of eleven Japanese fairy ters are transported to an exotic, faraway world Brand: Dover Publications.

      The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Moon Maiden: And Other Japanese Fairy Tales by Grace James at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 Brand: The Floating Press. An enchanting read for adults and children alike. Contains 38 fairy tales and all 16 original illustrations by Warwick Goble. These tales, legends and myths have been collected from many sources, including the Ko-ji-ki or Record of Ancient Matters, and many form the basis of many traditional Japanese stage plays.


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Some stories reminded me of Aesop's fables, others seemed unique takes of classic Western fairy tales - perhaps there are universal themes that independently pop in fairy tales world-wide.

The stories usually have a This was an interesting volume of fairy and folk tales of Japan, a quick read (even for me) and quite entertaining/5. Green Willow: and other Japanese fairy tales and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Learn more/5(7). Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The only edition available that includes /5.

: Japanese Fairy Tales (): Ozaki, Yei Theodora: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books /5(). A sweet little collection of Japanese faerie tales, there were some stories in here that I had read before, and others that I was unfamiliar with.

The start of the collection had the really solid stories, like the tale of the fisherman and the tale of the swallow, but these are also the better known ones/5. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

"The versions of the first four tales in this volume are by Lafcadio Hearn. The others are by Grace James, Professor Basil Hall Chamberlain and others. Green Willow: and other Japanese fairy tales Item Preview remove-circle Famed for the lustrous beauty of the illustrations by Warwick Goble.A lovely book.

This a scanned copy of the first edition of which had 40 color plates -later editions only had 16 plates. It is a pity that 2 plates are missing from this scanned edition (opposite Pages: Japanese fairy tales Notes: Contains 22 Japanese folktales.

Author: Yei Theodora Ozaki Published: Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, Ney York. Stories of miracles, visions of hell, jokes, fables, and legendsthese tales reflect the Japanese worldview during a classic period in Japanese civilization.

Japanese Tales is a marvellous compilation of mythology, folklore, and fables depicting the early cultural, political, and social norms for Japan during the 12th through 14th centuries. I read this alongside a history book for premodern Japan, which /5.

Author William Elliot Griffis wrote Japanese Fairy World, a collection of fairy tales and folk tales arriving in Japan in to reach English; the book was also published as The Fire-fly’s Lovers and Other Fairy Tales of Old Japan.

This is a book of fairy tales from Japan. I enjoyed reading the stories, and appreciated places where there were notes to explain some words that are difficult to translate.

There are a few typographical errors but these are minor and it is easy to figure out what the typist mean to enter/5(). Usually I have my reservations when writers take on tales from countries they are not native to, but this books description stated that Grace James was an expert on Japanese culture and folklore so I decided to give it a chance; it was inexpensive and short, anyway.

The writing is very simple, which is not surprising when youre reading old tales; however, at some points it seemed a bit too /5. Green willow and other Japanese fairy tales. Notes: Contains 38 Japanese folktales. Author: Grace James Published: Publisher: Macmillan And Co., Limited, London.

Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller Green Willow: and other Japanese Fairy Tales - Scholar's Choice Edition.

Goble, Warwick. Published by Scholar's Choice () ISBN. Macmillan and Co; London: Facsimile copy of 'Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales' 1st edition this publication.

Pp Blue cloth hard boards;in original dust -library book usual stamps etc. Book in very good condition: Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names.

dedications. marks. tears. Of the Japanese folktalkes that I’ve read, many end up being nothing like what I expect them to be. It’s so interesting how American stories are so different. I’m used to having a tale with a moral, or some kind of teaching. Yes, many of the Japanese tales do have them, but some of them it beats me.

Please check them out. Japanese Fairy Tales Contents: My Lord Bag of Rice -- The tongue-cut sparrow -- The story of Urashima Taro, the fisher lad -- The farmer and the badger -- The "shinansha," or the south pointing carriage -- The adventures of Kintaro, the golden boy -- The story of princess Hase -- The story of the man who did not wish to die -- The bamboo-cutter Cited by: 4.

A representative sampling of Japanese folklore would definitely include the quintessential Momotarō (Peach Boy), and perhaps other folktales listed among the so-called "five great fairy tales" (五大昔話, Go-dai Mukashi banashi): the battle between The Crab and the Monkey, Shita-kiri Suzume (Tongue-cut sparrow), Hanasaka Jiisan (Flower-blooming old man), and Kachi-kachi Yama.

The hours flew by too quickly in this lovely spot, with all these fairy sparrows to wait upon him and to feast him and to dance before him. But the night came on and the darkness reminded him that he had a long way to go and must think about taking his leave and return home.

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This book of delightful Japanese fairy tales fromtranslated by Lafcadio Hearn, and others, includes stories about 'The Silly Jelly Fish', 'The Boy Who Drew Cats, ' 'The Hare of Inaba' and 'The Goblin-SPrice Range: $ - $4,These tales and legends have been collected from many sources.

Some of them have been selected from the Ko-ji-ki, or Record of Ancient Matters, which contains the mythology of Japan. Many are told from memory, being relics of childish days, originally heard from the lips of a schoolfellow or a nurse. Certain of them, again, form favourite subjects for representation upon the Japanese stage.