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The Resource Folk legends from Tono : Japan's spirits, deities, and phantastic creatures, collected by Yanagita Kunio and Sasaki Kizen ; translated and edited by Ronald A. Morse ; illustrations by Marjorie C. Leggitt

Folk legends from Tono : Japan's spirits, deities, and phantastic creatures, collected by Yanagita Kunio and Sasaki Kizen ; translated and edited by Ronald A. Morse ; illustrations by Marjorie C. Leggitt

Label
Folk legends from Tono : Japan's spirits, deities, and phantastic creatures
Title
Folk legends from Tono
Title remainder
Japan's spirits, deities, and phantastic creatures
Statement of responsibility
collected by Yanagita Kunio and Sasaki Kizen ; translated and edited by Ronald A. Morse ; illustrations by Marjorie C. Leggitt
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
Boldly illustrated and superbly translated, Folk Legends from Tono captures the spirit of Japanese peasant culture undergoing rapid transformation into the modern era. This is the first time these 299 tales have been published in English. Morse's insightful interpretation of the tales, his rich cultural annotations, and the evocative original illustrations make this book unforgettable. --Publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1875-1962
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yanagita, Kunio
Dewey number
398.20952
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Japanese
LC call number
GR341.T63
LC item number
Y3613 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1886-1933
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sasaki, Kizen
  • Morse, Ronald A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chōsen Kōgei Kenkyūkai
  • Folklore
  • Folklore
  • Manners and customs
  • Erzählung
  • Tōno-shi Region (Japan)
  • Japan
Label
Folk legends from Tono : Japan's spirits, deities, and phantastic creatures, collected by Yanagita Kunio and Sasaki Kizen ; translated and edited by Ronald A. Morse ; illustrations by Marjorie C. Leggitt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Japan's traditional spirit world. 1. Biology and human emotions ; 2. Souls adrift between two worlds ; 3. Family, kinship, and household deities ; 4. Sidestepping misfortune and evil ; 5. Survival on the edge ; 6. Tracking nature's trickster animals ; 7. Glimpses of modern monsters ; 8. No spirit forgotten -- Appendix A: Sasaki Kizen: a brief biography of Japan's Grimm -- Appendix B: Background to the book
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 155 pages
Isbn
9781442248229
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014049847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898161646
  • (OCoLC)ocn898161646
Label
Folk legends from Tono : Japan's spirits, deities, and phantastic creatures, collected by Yanagita Kunio and Sasaki Kizen ; translated and edited by Ronald A. Morse ; illustrations by Marjorie C. Leggitt
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Japan's traditional spirit world. 1. Biology and human emotions ; 2. Souls adrift between two worlds ; 3. Family, kinship, and household deities ; 4. Sidestepping misfortune and evil ; 5. Survival on the edge ; 6. Tracking nature's trickster animals ; 7. Glimpses of modern monsters ; 8. No spirit forgotten -- Appendix A: Sasaki Kizen: a brief biography of Japan's Grimm -- Appendix B: Background to the book
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 155 pages
Isbn
9781442248229
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014049847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898161646
  • (OCoLC)ocn898161646

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