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Tales of Japan

Yoshiko Ushioda

Tales of Japan

three centuries of Japanese painting from the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin

by Yoshiko Ushioda

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Published by Art Services International in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chester Beatty Library -- Exhibitions.,
  • Painting, Japanese -- Kamakura-Momoyama periods, 1185-1600 -- Exhibitions.,
  • Painting, Japanese -- Edo period, 1600-1868 -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThree centuries of Japanese painting from the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin.
    Statement[Yoshiko Ushioda].
    ContributionsArt Services International.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND1053.4 .U8413 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1713160M
    ISBN 100883971038
    LC Control Number92015304

    Tales of Old Japan () is an anthology of short stories compiled by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, Lord Redesdale, writing under the better known name of A.B. stories focus on various aspects of Japanese life before the Meiji book, which was written in , forms an introduction to Japanese literature and culture, both through the stories, all adapted from. Tales of Old Japan by Lord Redesdale is a collection of short stories focusing on Japanese life of the Edo period ( - ). It contains a number of classic Japanese stories, fairy tales, and other folklore; as well as Japanese sermons and non-fiction pieces on special ceremonies in Japanese life, such as marriage and harakiri, as observed by Lord Redesdale/5().

    Japan is an island nation located in East Asia. Japan has the worlds third largest economy and a population of million people. The collection of folktales from Japan consists of four books . Japanese short stories for kids Japanese folktales are heavily influenced by Chinese culture and collective norms of the isolated Japanese islands. The Short stories and folk tales always try to teach the importance of patience, honesty, and hard work. The stories usually include 1- 5/5(53).

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"Nordic Tales" and "Tales of Japan" are the latest installments in Chronicle's handsomely illustrated series of traditional folk stories. It's the sort of volume that will age with readers." - Chicago Tribune/5(86). A glimpse of Japan in the mid's, a time of massive societal and cultural change, by a surprisingly enlightened Victorian gentleman whose sympathetic telling of not only Japanese folk tales but of Japanese culture and society provides unusually accurate insight about the mysterious by: It was during his service in Japan, inthat he wrote Tales of Old Japan.

The book introduced a whole new audience to Japanese culture and folklore, and 4/5(44). Tales of Japan, illustrated by Kotaro Chiba, is a free NetGalley ebook that I read in mid-April. Tales of odysseys, monsters, and fables - the latter being my favorite, especially that of the tongue-cut sparrow/5.

"Nordic Tales" and "Tales of Japan" are the latest installments in Chronicle's handsomely illustrated series of traditional folk stories.

It's the sort of volume that will age with readers." - Brand: Chronicle Books LLC. Most of the stories in Mysterious Tales of Japan were first recorded for Western readers by Lafcadio Hearn over a hundred years ago. Only Crane Maiden and Pine of Akoya are not based on Hearn's telling of the tales.

Rafe Martin's collection is an excellent addition to Hearnian literature. Includes story notes detailing each story's by: 1. This anthology of traditional Japanese folk tales weaves nature, magic, and harmony with beautifully minimalist language. The stories focus on the relationship between nature and humans.

A repeated theme is self-sacrifice. Characters selflessly help those around them, especially animals, and are rewarded for doing so in the end.4/5. The book is a collection of twelve traditional Japanese folk tales, legends, and fairy tales for children.

They reveal the traditions and customs, and the aspirations This revised edition of Old Tales of Japan is the first published in one volume, with all the beauty and charm only the originals have, yet translated into English and illustrated with 98 full color plates/5.

This collection of 15 traditional Japanese folktales transports readers to a time of adventure and enchantment. Drawn from the works of folklorists Lafcadio Hearn and Yei Theodora Ozaki, these tales are by turns terrifying, exhilarating, and poetic.

• Striking illustrations by contemporary Japanese. Published three years after the Meiji Restoration of which ended the rule of the Shogunate and allowed the Imperial Government to modernize Japan along western lines, "Tales of Old Japan" is a brilliant initial effort on the part of a cultured European to understand the feudal society and culture that was about to be swept away/5.

A spirit of the moon and a dragon king. This collection of 15 traditional Japanese folktales transports readers to a time of adventure and enchantment.

Drawn from the works of folklorists Lafcadio Hearn and Yei Theodora Ozaki, these tales are by turns terrifying, exhilarating, and : Chronicle Books LLC.

illustrated by Kotaro Chiba Tales of Old Japan is a book of traditional Japanese stories. Each story is accompanied by a beautiful illustration from Kotaro Chiba. The book is divided into three sections: "Journeys", "Ghosts and Monsters", and "Justice". TALES OF OLD JAPAN LORD REDESDALE, G.C.V.O., K.C.B.

PREFACE. European wood-engravers. LONDON, January 7, CONTENTS. LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS1 THE FORTY-SEVEN RÔNINS 1 THE ACCOMPLISHED AND LUCKY TEA-KETTLE THE GHOST OF SAKURA LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

THE TOMBS OF THE THE TOMB OF THE THE DEATH. Tales of the Otori is a series of historical fantasy novels by Gillian Rubinstein, writing under the pen name Lian Hearn, set in a fictional world based on feudal series initially consisted of a trilogy: Across the Nightingale Floor (), Grass for His Pillow (), and Brilliance of the Moon ().

It was followed in by a sequel, The Harsh Cry of the Heron, and in by a Author: Lian Hearn. Tales of Japan: Traditional Stories of Monsters and Magic (Book of Japanese Mythology, Folk Tales from Japan) by Chronicle Books and Kotaro Chiba.

Overview - A goblin with no body and a monster with no face. A resourceful samurai and a faithful daughter.

A spirit of the moon and a dragon : Chronicle Books. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Tales of Old Japan by Baron Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Redesdale - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: Tales of Old Japan by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, Fiction, Legends, Myths, & Fables (Hardback or Cased Book) Freeman-Mitford, Algernon Bertram Published by Aegypan 1/1/ ().

The book consists of 62, chronologically ordered remembrances by former Japanese soldiers and nurses who have fought in the Burma war. It has an informative introduction, some notes at the end providing additional data an context, and a few more-or-less useful maps/5. Top 10 books about Japan In Japan Story, I set out to trace the extraordinary influence of these two tales in shaping modern Japan and its image around the world, across a tumultuous century.

It contains a number of classic Japanese stories, fairy tales, and other folklore; as well as Japanese sermons and non-fiction pieces on special ceremonies in Japanese life, such as. The Tale of the Heike (平家物語, Heike Monogatari) is an epic account compiled prior to of the struggle between the Taira clan and Minamoto clan for control of Japan at the end of the 12th century in the Genpei War (–).

This award winning book is a pleasure to read aloud. The Stonecutter: A Japanese Folk Tale. As with all of Gerald McDermott’s folktale adaptations, the illustrations are what really shine.

I also appreciate how all of his books deliver the stories in straightforward but engaging language, much as they may have been told in the oral tradition.Yukionna, the snow woman. Banchō Sarayashiki, the ghost story of Okiku and the Nine Plates. Yotsuya Kaidan, the ghost story of Oiwa.

Yukionna, the snow woman.