Glimpses Of Unfamiliar Japan

Glimpses Of Unfamiliar Japan

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by Lafcadio Hearn
     
 

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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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781407647708
Publisher:
HardPress Publishing
Publication date:
01/29/2010
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author

Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) was a confirmed Japanophile and a renowned interpreter of things Japanese to the West. Hearn's most famous work is a collection of lectures entitled Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation.

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Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm very much enjoying reading this book. His writing style is very pleasant to read, and he illustrates the scenes wonderfully.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lacfadio Hearn seems likw he was a wonderful and caring teacher and truly loved japanese people and culture
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