Japanese Fairy Tales: Illustrated Edition

Japanese Fairy Tales: Illustrated Edition

by Yei Theodora Ozaki
     
 
First published in 1908, this is a book of "beautiful legends and fairy tales of Japan" that were collected, translated and retold by the author, Yei Theodora Ozaki, who states: "...in telling them I have also found that they were still unknown to the vast majority, and this has encouraged me to write them for the children of the West." In part, the project was the

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First published in 1908, this is a book of "beautiful legends and fairy tales of Japan" that were collected, translated and retold by the author, Yei Theodora Ozaki, who states: "...in telling them I have also found that they were still unknown to the vast majority, and this has encouraged me to write them for the children of the West." In part, the project was the result of a suggestion made by her friend Andrew Lang, another collector of fairy stories, who printed his stories in the many Colored Fairy Books.

This edition includes all 63 original illustrations from printed book format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016238159
Publisher:
eBookIt.com
Publication date:
03/10/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Jeff Levin is University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, professor of medical humanities, and director of the Program on Religion and Population Health at Baylor University. He has over one hundred and fifty scholarly publications mostly on the instrumental functions of religion for health and well-being, including the book God, Faith, and Health.

Stephen G. Post is professor of preventive medicine, and director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics at Stony Brook University of the State University of New York. He is recognized internationally for his work on the unselfish compassionate love at the interface of science, ethics, religious thought, and behavioral medicine. In addition, he is a recognized expert on the spiritual and ethical aspects of caring for persons with dementia. Post is the founding president of the Institute for Research on Unlimited Love, Altruism, Compassion, Service, which was founded in 2001 (www.unlimitedloveinstitute.com). The Institute facilitates research, writing, conferences, and courses at the interface of science, spirituality, health, and love for humanity.

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