The Resource In Ghostly Japan

In Ghostly Japan

Label
In Ghostly Japan
Title
In Ghostly Japan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Japanese have two kinds of ghosts in their folklore—the spirits of the dead, and the spirits of the living. This classic of Japanese literature invites you to take your choice, if you dare.In Ghostly Japan collects twelve ghostly stories from Lafcadio Hearn, deathless images of ghosts and goblins, touches of folklore and superstition, salted with traditions of the nation. While some of these stories contain nightmare imagery worthy of a midnight creature feature, others are not ghostly or ghastly at all. "Bits of Poetry" offers an engaging study on verse, and "Japanese Buddhist Proverbs" explains the meaning of several aphorisms based on Japanese cultural references.Whether you're looking to spot the demons that walk among us, or simply to enjoy the prose of a legendary craftsman, In Ghostly Japan affords countless delights. Stories include:"Fragment" about a young pilgrim who encounters a mountain of skulls"Ingwa-banashi" about a dying wife who bequeaths a rival a sinister legacy"A Passional Karma" about a spectral beauty who returns for her handsome samurai lover
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
LC call number
DS809 -- .H435 1971eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature
Label
In Ghostly Japan
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=744684
Publication
Copyright
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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
Contents
Table of Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Publisher's Foreword -- In Ghostly Japan -- Furisode -- Incense -- A Story of Divination -- Silkworms -- A Passional Karma -- Footprints of the Buddha -- Ululation -- Bits of Poetry -- Japanese Buddhist Proverbs -- Suggestion -- lngwa-banashi -- Story of a Tengu -- At Yaidzu
Control code
EBC744684
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (118 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781462900480
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36340224
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC744684
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL744684
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10488322
  • (CaONFJC)MIL863557
  • (OCoLC)746746785

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