Shadowings (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Shadowings (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Lafcadio Hearn
     
 

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Written while Hearn was a professor of English literature at the Imperial University of Tokyo, Shadowings (1900) consists of three sections on various subjects. The first, “Stories from Strange Books,” contains six stories of horror folklore. The second section, "Japanese Studies," has musings on cicadas, female Japanese names, and old

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Written while Hearn was a professor of English literature at the Imperial University of Tokyo, Shadowings (1900) consists of three sections on various subjects. The first, “Stories from Strange Books,” contains six stories of horror folklore. The second section, "Japanese Studies," has musings on cicadas, female Japanese names, and old Japanese songs.  “Fantasies,” the last section, consists of seven additional essays,  including one on the “horror” and glory of Gothic architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411464100
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
12/12/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
302
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author


Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), also known as Koizumi Yakumo, was born in Greece, raised in Ireland, spent years in America, and finally became a citizen of Japan.  A journalist and translator, he played a major role in introducing Japanese culture to the West.  His translations of Japanese fairy tales and ghost stories were especially influential.

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Shadowings 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
First Ya so i heard was good so dont trust me
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