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Glimpses of an Unfamiliar Japan

by Lafcadio Hearn

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Published by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan,
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9635452M
    ISBN 101404389768
    ISBN 109781404389762
    OCLC/WorldCa55761290

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      Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan is a bewitching look into a world that few Westerners saw in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries-a world that still endures in many ways in spite of the changes that have taken place during the modernization of : Lafcadio Hearn. This book, Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, is a Mid-Frequency Reader and has been adapted to suit readers with a vocabulary of 4, words. It is just under , words long.

    Glimpses of an Unfamiliar Japan | There seems to be a sense of divine magic in the very atmosphere, through all the luminous day, brooding over the vapoury land, over the ghostly blue of the flood--a sense of Shinto. With my fancy full of the legends of the Kojiki, the rhythmic chant of the engines comes to my ears as the rhythm of a Shinto ritual mingled with the names of gods.   Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan combines two volumes of a work that first appeared in In the pages of this book are the customs, the superstitions, the charming scenery, the revelations of Japanese character, and all the other elements that Lafcadio Hearn found so .


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Or get business-day shipping on this item for $Cited by: Hearn certainly gives unfamiliar glimpses of Japan in this book. Exploring out-of-the-way villages and remote shrines, Hearn wrote about the countrys culture and tradition from the perspective, mostly, of a traveler so delighted, charmed and, eventually, bewitched by what he saw that he didnt leave and settled in Japan for good.4/5.

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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 4/5(21). Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan (a selection) by Hearn L. Nishizaki I. Editor and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan by Lafcadio Hearn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan: First Series Contents My first day in the Orient -- The writing of Kobodaishi -- Jizo -- A pilgrimage to Enoshima -- At the market of the dead -- Bon-odori -- The chief city of the province of the gods -- Kitzuki: the most ancient shrine in Japan -- In the cave of the children's ghosts -- At Mionoseki -- Notes on.

This invisible life referred to by Mr. Mitford is the Unfamiliar Japan of which I have been able to obtain a few glimpses. The reader may, perhaps, be disappointed by their rarity; for a residence of little more than four years among the people--even by one who tries to adopt their habits and customs--scarcely suffices to enable the foreigner 1/5.

Buy a cheap copy of Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan book by Lafcadio Hearn. This is a complete, two–volume set of one of the greatest books on 19th century Japanese history and Lafcadio Hearne went on to write a dozen more Free shipping over $/5(1).

Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan () Out of the East: Reveries and Studies in New Japan () Kokoro: Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life () Gleanings in Buddha-Fields: Studies of Hand and Soul in the Far East () The Boy who Drew Cats, () Exotics and Retrospectives () Japanese Fairy Tales (, and sequels) In Ghostly Japan Died: 26 September (aged 54), Tokyo, Empire.

Get this from a library. Glimpses of unfamiliar Japan. [Lafcadio Hearn] -- 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.

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.

Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan is a complete, two-volume set of one of the most outstanding books on 19th century Japanese history and culture. Though Lafcadio Hearn went on to write a dozen more books on Japan, this collection of 4/5(). Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan: Kitsune.

Lafcadio Hearn's accounts of his travels through Japan contain dozens of scattered references to kitsune, plus an entire chapter devoted to them. This is that chapter. If you would like to read the rest of the book, it's here.

Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan by Lafcadio Hearn. Publication date Publisher Houghton, Mifflin Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English.

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We have new and used copies available, in 23 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $   Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan: Second Series Contents: In a Japanese garden -- The household shrine -- Of women's hair -- From the diary of an English teacher -- Two strange festivals -- By the Japanese Sea -- Of a dancing-girl -- From Hoki to Oki -- Of souls -- Of ghosts and goblins -- The Japanese smile -- Sayonara.

Language: English: LoC Class. A Japanese magic-lantern show is essentially dramatic. It is a play of which the dialogue is uttered by invisible personages, the actors and the scenery being only luminous shadows. Wherefore it is peculiarly well suited to goblinries and weirdnessess of all kinds; and plays in which ghosts figure are the favourite subject.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hearn, Lafcadio, Glimpses of unfamiliar Japan. Rutland, Vt.: C.E. Tuttle Co., (OCoLC)   ‎Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan is a bewitching look into a world that few Westerners saw in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries—a world that still endures in many ways in spite of the changes that have taken place during the modernization of Japan/5(5).

Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan combines two volumes of a work that first appeared in In the pages of this book are the customs, the superstitions, the charming scenery, the revelations of Japanese character, and all the other elements that Lafcadio Hearn found so bewitching. Recently the name Inazo Nitobé came up in a discussion as well as his famous book “Bushido: The Soul of Japan.

His book, published inis a source not only of information about Japanese history and culture and also a source of controversy, despite it’s almost cult following by many students of Japanese history and martial arts.KUMAMOTO, KYUSHU, JAPAN.

May, GLIMPSES OF UNFAMILIAR JAPAN by LAFCADIO HEARN. Chapter One My First Day in the Orient 'Do not fail to write down your first impressions as soon as possible,' said a kind English professor [Basil Hall Chamberlain: PREPARATOR'S.

NOTE] whom I had the pleasure of meeting soon after my arrival in Japan:File Size: KB.