Blue ghost; a study of Lafcadio Hearn. by Jean Temple

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  • Hearn, Lafcadio, -- 1850-1904 -- Biography.

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Reprint of the 1931 ed. published by J. Cape, London; J. Cape & H. Smith, New York.

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LC ClassificationsPS1918 .T4 1974
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Open LibraryOL21974507M
ISBN 100841485895
LC Control Number74011119
OCLC/WorldCa948061

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Lafcadio Hearn was an Irish-American writer famous for his works on Japan at the turn of the 19th century: "Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan", "Kwaidan", etc.

Blue Ghost does much more than summarize the author's life; it attempts to illuminate the inner life of the artist.5/5(1).

Item # HEARN, Lafcadio. BLUE GHOST. A Study of Lafcadio Hearn. By Jean Temple. New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 8vo, blue cloth, spine stamped in white; pp. + ads. Spine sunned and worn, with some wear at heel and crown, moderate soiling, this copy is just good.

BLUE GHOST: A STUDY OF LAFCADIO HEARN. New York: Jonathan Cape Harrison Smith, []. Octavo, pp. [i-xii] []frontispiece, blue cloth stamped in silver.

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Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things (怪談, Kaidan, also Kwaidan (archaic)), often shortened to Kwaidan ("ghost story"), is a book by Lafcadio Hearn that features several Japanese ghost stories and a brief non-fiction study on insects.

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Hearn () was himself—as the title of Jonathan Cott’s biography has it—a “wandering ghost.” The child of a Greek woman and an Irish surgeon-general, he was christened Patrick Lafcadio Hearn, the Lafcadio being an.

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It was later used as the basis for a movie called Kwaidan by Masaki Kobayashi in Kaidan is Japanese for "ghost story". Read more Read less/5(40). Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (/ h ɜːr n /; Greek: Πατρίκιος Λευκάδιος Χερν; 27 June – 26 September ), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲), was a writer, known best for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange : 26 September (aged 54), Tokyo, Empire.

More a philosophical and spiritual musing on the supernatural stories of Japan than a collection of ghost stories, In Ghostly Japan by Lafcadio Hearn is beautifully written and wonderfully thought-provoking.

The text leans heavily into the doctrines of Buddhism, but with a clear, Western interpretation and consideration/5. Lafcadio Hearn is well-known in his Japanese name, Koizumi Yagumo. Actually, I never doubted that Koizumi Yagumo was a born-Japanese.

His famous Kwaidan, or Japanese ghost stories are so Japanese and it really scared me. When my brother told me that Koizumi Yagumo is actually a Western people, I didnt believe it at first. Lafcadio Hearn's fascinating and unsettling ghost stories are a reinterpretation of oriental legends, and folktales.

They are a potent blend of weird beauty and horror. Hearn, who referred to his narratives as 'stories and studies of strange things', believed that the spectral world was part of '- and the man saw that she had no eyes or nose or /5.

Like the last book I read of Mr. Hearn, 1CKwaidan 1D, this book starts out with a interesting and fun sampling of Japanese ghost stories and folk tales. About 1/5 of the way through the book, we meander off to other things.

Essays on cicadas, the first names of women in japan, and a fine selection of poetry and songs. All charming, if not a bit /5. Blue Ghost. A Study of Lafcadio Hearn (Temple, ) Books and Habits; from the lectures of Lafcadio Hearn () Boy who drew cats: and other tales of Lafcadio Hearn, The () Boy Who Drew Cats, by Lafcadio Hearn, The () Boy who drew cats (From Japanese fairy tales), The () Boy who drew cats.

Rendered into English by Lafcadio Hearn. Lafcadio Hearn’s artful translations of traditional Japanese Ghost, stories are why they are known outside of Japan today. In Part ll of Lafcadio Hearn’s A Dead Secret, I share one of my favorite ghost stories translated by him in his book, : Virginia Lamkin.

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It reveals that at the metaphysical core of Lafcadio Hearn’s writings is a Buddhist vision as yet unappreciated by his critics and : Antony Goedhals. Lafcadio Hearn’s illustrated columns have survived thanks to the NEH-funded Mississippi Valley Newspaper Project. The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities supported the collecting and scanning of his woodcut images, which appear in Delia LaBarre’s book, The New Orleans of Lafcadio fellow Susan Goodman’s Republic of Words, a book about the early.

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