Lafcadio Hearn in Japan
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Lafcadio Hearn in Japan by Yone Noguchi

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Published by Mitchell Kennerley in New York .
Written in English


  • Hearn, Lafcadio, -- 1850-1904.,
  • Hearn, Setsuko Koizumi.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Yone Noguchi ; with Mrs. Lafcadio Hearn"s reminiscences.
ContributionsHearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. ℗ ., [v-viii] p., 2 ℗ ., [1]-177 [1] p. :
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14166692M

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Greece-born Lafcadio Hearn spent decades of his lifetime in Japan, even marrying a Japanese woman, thus becoming a Japanese citizen by the name of 小泉 八雲 (Koizumi Yakumo). He wrote many books on Japan, especially about its folklore. In this posthumously published book, he takes a closer look at Japan's religious history/5. 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. The fact that Tuttle chose to release the works of the former selected and introduced by the latter, made this book an absolute must-have/5.   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. About Lafcadio Hearns (Koizumi Yakumo) brother, James Daniel Hearn and his extended family. Explore the fascinating world of two brothers: separated at youth, nearly reunited, yet .

  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). Lafcadio Hearn, also called (from ) Koizumi Yakumo, (born J , Levkás, Ionian Islands, Greece—died Sept. 26, , Ōkubo, Japan), writer, translator, and teacher who introduced the culture and literature of Japan to the West.. Hearn grew up in a brief and spasmodic education in England and France, he immigrated to the United States at Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (/ h ɜːr n /; Greek: Πατρίκιος Λευκάδιος Χερν; 27 June – 26 September ) was a know him for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange the United States, Hearn also wrote about the city of New : 26 September (aged 54), Tokyo, Japan. Lafcadio Hearn, a profoundly homeless world-class writer Subject of an exhibition at Dublin Writers Centre, he is little known here but famous in Japan and a cult figure in France and the US.

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