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Tales of old Japan

by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Redesdale

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Published by Macmillan & Co., Macmillan Co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A.B. Mitford ; with illustrations drawn and cut on wood by Japanese artists
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 383 p., plates :
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24150154M
    OCLC/WorldCa5083115

    Folktale or fairy tale. The Urashima Tarō tales familiar to most Japanese follows the storyline of children's tale author Iwaya Sazanami [] in the Meiji period.A condensed version of Sazanami's retelling then appeared in Kokutei kyōkasho [], Japan's nationally designated textbook for the elementary school, and became widely read by the schoolchildren of the populace.   Inknbeans also published Tales of Old Japanese and other books by Ashton, including the Sherlock Ferret series of detective adventures for children. He and Yoshiko returned to the UK in for family reasons, where they now live in the Midlands cathedral city of Lichfield.

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    The Fool and the Phoenix: A Tale of Old Japan by Lattimore, Deborah Nourse and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Tales Old Japan, First Edition, Signed - AbeBooks.   Tales of Old Japanese is a collection of five short stories of the older generation living in contemporary Japan. The author spent over 25 years living in the country, working as a writer and journalist. Some of his impressions of Japan and of the people who live there have been recorded Pages:


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Tales of Old Japan: Folklore, Fairy Tales, Ghost Stories and Legends of the Samurai Paperback – Ma by A. Mitford (Author)Cited Tales of old Japan book After joining the Foreign Service inLord Redesdale was posted in St. Petersburg, Peking, and Tokyo. 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 is 4/5(42). The book contains historical incidents, folklore, fairy tales and Japanese sermons to be preached on designated calender days.

There are also four (for want of a better term) "instruction manuals" on Hara-Kiri, The Marriage Ceremony, On the birth and rearing of children, and Funeral Rites. An all around outstanding insight into Japan before /5(4).

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The book is a collection of twelve traditional Japanese folk tales, legends, and fairy tales /5. Macmillan and Company, - Tales - pages. 0 Reviews. Tales of Old Japan Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Redesdale (1st baron) Full view - Tales of Old Japan, Volume 1 — SIR THOMAS MALORY'S BOOK OF KING ARTHUR AND OF HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE.

The original Edition of CAXTON, revised for Modern Use. 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.

Mitford. These stories focus on the va. TALES OF OLD JAPAN THE FORTY-SEVEN RÔNINS. The books which have been written of late years about Japan have either been compiled from official records, or have contained the sketchy impressions of passing travellers.

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Tales of Old Japan by Redesdale, Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford. Publication date Usage Public Domain Topics Folklore--Japan, Tales--Japan, Japan--Social life and customs, Japan-Social life and customs Publisher London, Macmillan and Co.

Collection. 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().

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. /5(26). 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.

Mitford. These stories focus on the varying aspects of Japanese life in centuries past. The book, which was written inis still regarded as an excellent introduction to Japanese literature and culture, by virtue of its ease of. By: Lord Redesdale () 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.

The books which have been written of late years about Japan have either been compiled from official records, or have contained the sketchy impressions of passing travellers.

Of the inner life of the Japanese the world at large knows but little: their religion, their superstitions, their ways 5/5(6). Under the Cherry Blossom Tree: An Old Japanese Tale is a rather strange, but also quite amusing story.

In Japan, yoses — joke house — are places where people gather to hear short, witty tales and this story is told in that tradition. A wicked landlord swallows a cherry pit and consequently a cherry tree sprouts from his head.

The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter (竹取物語, Taketori Monogatari) is a 10th-century Japanese monogatari (fictional prose narrative) containing Japanese is considered the oldest extant Japanese prose narrative although the oldest manuscript dates to The tale is also known as The Tale of Princess Kaguya (かぐや姫の物語, Kaguya-hime no Monogatari), after its protagonist.

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