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Japanese Fairy Tales

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Written in English


  • Folklore,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11647445M
ISBN 101404366911
ISBN 109781404366916

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Japanese Fairy Tales book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. English translation of 22 tales include ghouls, goblins and o /5. Folktales > Asian folktales > Japanese folktales > Japanese fairy tales at World of Tales - Stories for children from around the world! Jan 29,  · Japanese Fairy Tales by Yei Theodora Ozaki captures the exotic flavor, traditions and customs of this ancient land. Published in entitled the Japanese Fairy Book, the title was changed in the edition to Japanese Fairy Tales. Theodora Ozaki was the daughter of a wealthy Japanese aristocrat Baron Ozaki, the first Japanese man to study 5/5(1). 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 made my experience with this title that much more enlightening/5.

Japanese folktales are an important cultural aspect of Japan. In commonplace usage, they signify a certain set of well-known classic tales, with a vague distinction of whether they fit the rigorous definition of "folktale" or not among various types of admixed imposters are literate written pieces, dating back to the Muromachi period (14thth centuries) or even earlier times in. Read Japanese fairy tales by Yei Theodora Ozaki, and from the collections of Grace James and Matilda Chaplin Ayrton. Jump to full list of Japanese tales. About: Japanese folklore has remained a topic of interest for people across the world. May 01,  · 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. The Boy Who Drew Cats and Other Japanese Fairy Tales (Dover Children's Thrift Classics) by Hearn, Lafcadio; Davis, Francis A. and a great selection of related books, .

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