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Japanese Tales of Lafcadio Hearn

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Description for Japanese Tales of Lafcadio Hearn Paperback.

A collection of twenty-eight brilliant and strange stories, inspired by Japanese folk tales and written by renowned Western expatriate Lafcadio Hearn

Lafcadio Hearn (1850–1904) was one of the nineteenth century’s best-known writers, his name celebrated alongside those of Mark Twain and Robert Louis Stevenson. Born in Greece and raised in Ireland, Hearn was a true prodigy and world traveler. He worked as a reporter in Cincinnati, New Orleans, and the West Indies before heading to Japan in 1890 on a commission from Harper’s. There, he married a Japanese woman from a samurai family, changed his name to Koizumi Yakumo, ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2019
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
New Jersey, United States
ISBN
9780691167756
SKU
9780691167756
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 2 to 4 working days
Ref
99-2

About Lafcadio Hearn
Andrei Codrescu is a poet, novelist, essayist, and NPR commentator. His many books include Whatever Gets You through the Night, The Postmodern Dada Guide, and The Poetry Lesson (all Princeton). Twitter @acodrescu. Jack Zipes is the editor of The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (Princeton) and The Great Fairy Tale Tradition (Norton).

Reviews for Japanese Tales of Lafcadio Hearn
"[A]n attractive production . . . [with] a wonderfully witty and informative introduction by Mr. Codrescu."
-Sam Sacks, Wall Street Journal "[A] weird—in a good way—collection of stories, gathered from oral and written sources by Hearn."
-Christopher Tayler, Harper's Magazine "There is an excellent introduction by Codrescu . . . fascinating."
-Damain Flanagan, Times Literary Supplement "The pleasures of [Lafcadio Hearn’s] work are ... Read more

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