Myths and Legends of Japan (Classic Reprint)

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Fb&c Limited, 18 de out. de 2017 - 500 páginas
Excerpt from Myths and Legends of Japan

Been much indebted to numerous authorities on Japanese subjects, and most especially to Lafcadio Hearn, who first revealed to me the Land of the Gods. It is impossible to enumerate all the writers who have assisted me in preparing this volume. I have borrowed from their work as persistently as Japan has borrowed from other countries, and I sincerely hope that, like Japan herself, I have made good use of the material I have Obtained from so many sources.

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Comentário do usuário  - Spoonbridge - LibraryThing

"Myths and Legends of Japan" is an interesting collection of diverse Japanese folk tales, legends, and mythology, including a variety of topics from animal stories to legends of Mount Fuji, as well as ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - EustaciaTan - LibraryThing

Even though this was written over a hundred years ago, it is till by far the best collection of Japanese myths and legends I've seen. Organised chronologically, then topically, this book aims, and ... Ler resenha completa

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