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Mysterious tales of Japan

by Rafe Martin

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Folklore

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[expanded, developed, and reinterpreted] by Rafe Martin
    ContributionsKiuchi, Tatsuro
    The Physical Object
    Pagination74 p. :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24832155M
    ISBN 10039922677X
    LC Control Number94043464

    Mysterious Tales of Japan: Martin, Rafe, Kiuchi, Tatsuro: : Libros. Saltar al contenido principal. Prueba Prime Hola, Identifícate Cuenta y Listas Identifícate Cuenta y Listas Devoluciones y Pedidos Prueba Prime Carrito. Libros. Ir Buscar Hola Elige tu 5/5(3).   About the Book. Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly labeled yokai, these creatures come in infinite shapes and sizes, from tengu mountain goblins and kappa water spirits to shape-shifting foxes and long-tongued ceiling-lickers. Currently popular in anime, manga, film, and .

    Book Description: Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly labeledyokai,these creatures come in infinite shapes and sizes, fromtengumountain goblins andkappawater spirits to shape-shifting foxes and long-tongued tly popular in anime, manga, film, and computer .   "Overflowing with great stories of Japan's fantastical monsters, spirits, and other creatures of the collective imagination, The Book of Yokai is filled with solid information, a variety of new perspectives, and the kind of richness of detail that will enhance any reader's enjoyment of Japan's monstrous folk traditions."--Dr. Bill Tsutsui, President of Hendrix College and author of /5().

      Book of Yokai Mysterious Creatures of Japanese Folklore by Michael Dylan Foster, Shinonome Kijin available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all .   The book, Mysterious Tales of Japan by Rafe Martin, tell different tales of Japanese descent. The author introduces himself and his passion for Asian literature in the beginning of the story. This book includes twelve translations of Japanese folk tale. Each story has one canvas-style painting found towards the ending.


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