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Tales from the Japanese storytellers, as collected in the Hō-Dan-Zo

Post Wheeler

Tales from the Japanese storytellers, as collected in the Hō-Dan-Zo

by Post Wheeler

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Published by J. Weatherhill in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales, Japanese

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHenderson, Harold Gould,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR340 W47 1964
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 139 p.
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14919027M

    Read Spanish fairy tales, folk tales and legends by authors like Elsie Spicer Spanish fairy tales include translated works from areas like Catalonia, Spain — which gives us tales like The Water of Life, as collected by Andrew Lang for the Pink Fairy Book. Eells’ collection is Tales of Enchantment from Spain, and features Spanish fairy tales she translated. The Langs' Fairy Books are a series of 25 collections of true and fictional stories for children published between and by Andrew Lang and his wife, Leonora Blanche best known books of the series are the 12 collections of fairy tales also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy Books of Many all, the volumes feature stories.

    Oral storytelling is an ancient and intimate tradition between the storyteller and their audience. The storyteller and the listeners are physically close, often seated together in a circular fashion. Through the telling of the story people become psychically close, developing a connection to one another through the communal experience.   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-and-a-half. I wanted to.

      Directed by Keita Amemiya, Shun'ichi Hirano, Ryûta Miyake. With Naoto Takenaka, Yasufumi Hayashi, Kazunari Shigesawa, Satoshi Ôgida. Based on stories collected throughout Japan by writers Hirokatsu Kihara and Ichiro Nakayama, and japanese horror TV show: 'Kaidan Shin Mimibukuro'. It compiled eight stories by seven directors.   While Japan’s oldest work of literature, Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters), was compiled in , The Tale of Genji is its most widely read and has been most influential in shaping Japanese culture.


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