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Lafcadio Hearn and the vision of Japan

Carl Dawson

Lafcadio Hearn and the vision of Japan

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge,
  • Intellectual life,
  • American Authors,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Civilization,
  • Americans,
  • Japan,
  • In literature,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-178) and index.

    StatementCarl Dawson
    SeriesParallax : re-visions of culture and society, Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1918 .D38 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 187 p. :
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24787708M
    ISBN 100801843723
    LC Control Number91044785


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Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dawson, Carl. Lafcadio Hearn and the vision of Japan. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, © Lafcadio Hearn and the Vision of Japan (Parallax: Re-visions of Culture and Society) Hardcover – June 1, by Professor Carl Dawson (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Cited by: 4. "In Ghostly Japan" is a collection of old ghost stories, traditions dealing with ghosts, and personal ruminations on the afterlife by the turn-of-the-century Japanese scholar Lufcadio Hearn.

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Lafcadio Hearn was one of the first interpreters of Japan I was introduced to in college, and Donald Richie was one of the most influential scholars of Japan that I personally felt close to.

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Lafcadio Hearn and the Vision of Japan () by Carl Dawson; A Fantastic Journey: The Life and Literature of Lafcadio Hearn () by Paul Murray; On the Web. Lafcadio Hearn. This well-resarched site contains a collector’s bibliography, an A-Z title index, a chronological bibliography, online bulletin board, links to online editions of Hearn.

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Lafcadio Hearn in Japan ← Back to item details. PDF/ePub Info Share. Lafcadio Hearn (–) was instrumental in introducing Western readers to Japanese culture and literature. Raised in Dublin and a longtime resident of the United States, the writer, translator, and teacher adopted Japanese citizenship and served as Professor of English Literature at the Imperial University of Tokyo/5(5).

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Free shipping for many products. A Fantastic Journey: the Life and Literature of Lafcadio Hearn Lafcadio Hearn (), the writer of Greek-Irish parentage who thrilled and scandalized America both with his life and writings in the s and s, before spending two years in the French West Indies () and, finally, reaching Japan in where he would spend the rest of his life.

Lafcadio Hearn () was born on the Greek island of Lefkas, the son of an Anglo-Irish surgeon in the British army and a Greek mother. After his parent's divorce when he was six, he was brought up in Dublin by a great aunt.

At the age of nineteen, he went to America, eventually ending up in New Orleans as a newspaper : Tuttle Publishing. Lafcadio Hearns Japan: an Attempt at Interpretation was written just after the start of the 20th Century. His contemporary Japan was at the beginning of what would become a the highly nationalized, militarized and horrific Japan of World War II/5().

Lafcadio Hearn and the Vision of Japan. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, This book’s strength is. An early Western attempt to decipher the "outward strangeness" of all things in Japan, and to place the nation and its people in a larger historical context, this is a lyrical work, singing with respect and an and writer PATRICK LAFCADIO HEARN () was born in Greece, raised in Ireland, and worked as newspaper reporter in the.

The impact of Lafcadio Hearn on Japanese Culture: A Reading of “Yuki-Onna” 10 Shiro Yuki W. Yeats, Ernest Fenollosa and Lafcadio Hearn: Literary Triptych connecting East and West 12 Akiko Manabe The Longing and Belonging of Lafcadio Hearn 15 Rodger S.

Williamson Japanese Tea Ceremony 17 Lafcadio Hearn & Japan 3. Lafcadio Hearn’s Japan: an Attempt at Interpretation was written just after the start of the 20th Century. His contemporary Japan was at the beginning of what would become a the highly nationalized, militarized and horrific Japan of World War II.

He may have had a glimmering of the wonderful modern and traditional place that Japan would /5(21). There are Hearn museums virtually everywhere he lived in Japan, and in the Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens were dedicated, in the seaside town of.

Title Lafcadio Hearn and the Vision of Japan (Parallax: Re-visions of Culture and Society) Binding Hardcover. Book Condition Used: Very Good. Type Hardcover. Publisher The Johns Hopkins University Press 6/1/ ISBN Number / Seller ID   Lafcadio HEARN ( - ) Greece-born Lafcadio Hearn ( - ) spent decades of his life in Japan, even marrying a Japanese woman, thus becoming a Japanese citizen by the name of Koizumi.

As an interpreter of Japan to the West, Lafcadio Hearn was without parallel in his time. His numerous books about that country were read with a fascination that was a tribute to his keen powers of observation and the vividness of his descriptions.

Today, even though Japan has changed greatly from what it was when he wrote about it, his writing is still valid, for it captures. An improved English service offered by the great-grandson of Lafcadio Hearn, who wrote numerous books about Japan in the late 19th century.

This collection of 14 stories collected by Lafcadio Hearn, contains Japanese ghost stories, but also several non-fiction pieces. Hearn tries to give a glimpse into the customs of the Japanese, by giving examples of Buddhist Proverbs and explaining the use of incense and the nation wide fascination with poetry/5().

Yakumo Koizumi, also known as Lafcadio Hearn, is buried beside Setsu and Kazuo in Zoshigaya Cemetery in Tokyo. Roger Pulvers is the author of more than 40 books in Japanese and English. Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (27 June – 26 September ), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲), was an international writer, known best for his books about Japan.

Lafcadio Hearn and Japanese Buddhism “In attempting a book upon a country so well trodden as Japan, I could not hope — nor would I consider it prudent attempting — to discover totally new things, but only to consider things in a totally new way.

The Neo-Buddhist Writings of Lafcadio Hearn: Light from the East by Antony Goedhals offers radical rereadings of a misunderstood and undervalued Victorian writer. It reveals that at the metaphysical core of Lafcadio Hearn’s writings is a Buddhist vision as yet unappreciated by his critics and : Antony Goedhals.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. For more on Hearn see Carl Dawson, Lafcadio Hearn and the Vision of Japan (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, ); Jonathan Cott, Wandering Ghost: The Odyssey of Lafcadio Hearn, (Tokyo, New York: Kodansha.

Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (), also known as Koizumi Yakumo after gaining Japanese citizenship, was an author, best known for his books about Japan. He is especially well-known for his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things.

Hearn was born in Lefkada, one of the Greek Ionian Price Range: $ - $ By: Lafcadio Hearn () This collection of 14 stories collected by Lafcadio Hearn, contains Japanese ghost stories, but also several non-fiction pieces.

Hearn tries to give a glimpse into the customs of the Japanese, by giving examples of Buddhist Proverbs and explaining the use of incense and the nation wide fascination with poetry. In a relatively short life of fifty-four years, Lafcadio Hearn managed to have several different literary lives.

Today, it is Hearn’s work on Japan—where he was known as Koizumi Yakumo after becoming a citizen—that has maintained his literary reputation, although the locales of his travel writing are extensive and international.

Lafcadio Hearn was a prolific 19th-century writer with diverse experiences. He was born in Greece; educated in Ireland, France, and England; and thereafter resided in the United States, the French West Indies, and Japan. According to a story-book called Kibun-Daijin, the name of the pdf.

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