The Resource Kwaidan : stories and studies of strange things, (electronic resource)

Kwaidan : stories and studies of strange things, (electronic resource)

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Kwaidan : stories and studies of strange things
Title
Kwaidan
Title remainder
stories and studies of strange things
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Language
eng
Summary
Upon his arrival in Japan in 1890, Lafcadio Hearn found himself enamored with the culture, people, and stories of the country, and would make Japan his home until his death in 1904. His collections of stories published during this time became the most popular of Hearn's writings, and earned him veneration worldwide as not only a great translator of Japanese mythology, but as a sensational teller of strange and wonderfully macabre tales. "Kwaidan" is most commonly translated as weird or horror tales, but to assign one word to the people, places, ghosts and gods in this work, one can only use the word strange. This collection of supernatural tales includes "The Story of Mimi-Nashi-H??chi," "Ubazakura," and "Rokuro-Kubi," and other stories translated from old Japanese texts. Hearn was made a professor of English literature in the Imperial University of Tokyo in 1895, and is today revered by the Japanese for providing significant insights into their own national character
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1850-1904
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Hearn, Lafcadio
Dewey number
813.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Lewis, Oscar
  • Fujita, Yasumasa
  • Kondo, A.
  • hoopla digital
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  • Manners and customs
  • Electronic books
  • Japan
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adult
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Kwaidan : stories and studies of strange things, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11907525
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420915228
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11907525
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11907525
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Kwaidan : stories and studies of strange things, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11907525
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420915228
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11907525
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11907525
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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