Book: Ancient Tales and Folk-lore of Japan
Author: Richard Gordon Smith





Ancient Tales and Folk-lore of Japan By Richard Gordon Smith

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Pages (PDF): 282
Publication Date: 1918

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Summary:

With 62 color illustrations. This is a collection of 57 historical legends and folktales from Japan. Nearly all of them are set in a well-defined time and place, instead of 'once upon a time.' Themes include ghosts; unrequited love across social boundaries; Shinto landscape, tree and ocean spirits; and tales driven by Bushido and Buddhist ethics. Chapters include: The Golden Hairpin; The Spirit Of The Willow Tree; Ghost Of The Violet Well; How Yogodayu Won A Battle, and many more.


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