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Japanese Fairy Tales By Yei Theodora Ozaki
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This collection of Japanese fairy tales is the outcome of a suggestion made to me indirectly through a friend by Mr. Andrew Lang. They have been translated from the modern version written by Sadanami... More > Sanjin. These stories are not literal translations, and though the Japanese story and all quaint Japanese expressions have been faithfully preserved, they have been told more with the view to interest young readers of the West than the technical student of folk-lore.< Less
Folk Tales from Japan By Students' Academy
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The colorful land of Japan has very ancient tradition of folklore in their culture. Different islands had different folk heroes and brave men. There are thousands of prevailing folk tales in print... More > nowadays, but the Japanese used to write those tales on sacred manuscripts to give moral lessons to the society. The Japanese storytelling was oral at the beginning but with the advent of writing and reading they go wider audience. In this book I have presented some of the best Japanese folk tales for the people of all age groups. They will surely inform, educate, and entertain the prospective readers. They have their own flavor that is different from the folk tales from the other parts of the world. The care has been taken during translation to retain the real nectar of the original Japanese folk tales.< Less
Aino Folk-Tales By Basil Hall Chamberlain
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Basil Hall Chamberlain (18 October 1850 – 15 February 1935)... More > was a professor of Japanese at Tokyo Imperial University and one of the foremost British Japanologists active in Japan during the late 19th century. (s included Ernest Satow and W. G. Aston.) He also wrote some of the earliest translations of haiku into English. He is perhaps best remembered for his informal and popular one-volume encyclopedia Things Japanese, which first appeared in 1890 and which he revised several times thereafter. His interests were diverse, and his works include an anthology of poetry in French.Chamberlain was born in Southsea (a part of Portsmouth) on the south coast of England, the son of an Admiral William Charles Chamberlain and his wife Eliza Hall, the daughter of the travel writer Basil Hall. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basil_Hall_Chamberlain< Less
Tales from Japan - Illustrated Folk Tales, Fairy Tales and Mythology By Birgit Amadori
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This book is a collection of fourteen traditional tales that are well known throughout Japan. Gods and goddesses, brave heroes and beautiful princesses are the protagonists in these stories, and they... More > are accompanied by 15 colorful illustrations.< Less
The Japanese Fairy Book By Yei Theodora Ozaki
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"THIS collection of Japanese fairy tales is the outcome of a suggestion made to me indirectly through a friend by Mr. Andrew Lang. They have been translated from the modern version written by... More > Sadanami Sanjin. These stories are not literal translations, and though the Japanese story and all quaint Japanese expressions have been faithfully preserved, they have been told more with the view to interest young readers of the West than the technical student of folk-lore."< Less
GREEN WILLOW: The Tale of a Samurai By Matthew Small
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Lost and alone in the depths of the forest a samurai succumbs to the thick-falling snow. He wakes to see her looking over him, shrouded by the swaying branches of a tree. He asks for her name and she... More > answers, ‘Green Willow.’ After falling into a forbidden love, Isamu must return to the castle to fight in his lord’s wars - a man ravaged by the powerful exports arriving from distant shores. But can the simple love Isamu and Willow share really span the differences in their worlds, or will they, and their love, be splintered apart, forever? Inspired by a timeless Japanese folk tale, Green Willow explores the humanity found in a warrior’s heart, and the forces which awaken it.< Less
Kaguya By Sakiko Judge
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The story of Kaguya is based on a Japanese folk tale, Taketori Monogatari. This book uses two languages, English and Ancient Japanese. Appropriate for children, as well as English readers who are... More > interested in Japanese language. 「かぐや姫」に多少アレンジを加えました。日英両言語で書いています。 外国語にご興味のある方や、お子様のバイリンガル教育にお勧めです。 This book uses landscape view (2 pages for one picture) in many places. If you are downloading, make sure to view 2 pages in one view, just like you do in the books. Odd number page on the right side, and Even number page on the left side. この本は見開きのページを多用しています。もし、PDFのダウンロードでご購入でしたら、2ページ一度に画面に表示することを お勧めします。(奇数頁を右、偶数頁を左)< Less
Kaguya By Sakiko Judge
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The story of Kaguya is based on a Japanese folk tale, Taketori Monogatari. This book uses two languages, English and Ancient Japanese. Appropriate for children, as well as English readers who are... More > interested in Japanese language. 「かぐや姫」に多少アレンジを加えました。日英両言語で書いています。 外国語にご興味のある方や、お子様のバイリンガル教育にお勧めです。 This book uses landscape view (2 pages for one picture) in many places. If you are downloading, make sure to view 2 pages in one view, just like you do in the books. Odd number page on the right side, and Even number page on the left side. この本は見開きのページを多用しています。もし、PDFのダウンロードでご購入でしたら、2ページ一度に画面に表示することを お勧めします。(奇数頁を右、偶数頁を左)< Less
Mythical Monsters By Charles Gould
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The core of the book is about dragons: Western, Chinese, and Japanese, although it also covers the Sea-serpent, the Unicorn, and the Chinese Phoenix. Gould hypothesized that the dragon was based on... More > an unknown, very rare animal, a huge reptile with wings, which became extinct in historical times. He also concluded that persistent sea-serpent sightings were also due to an undiscovered surviving prehistoric marine animal. He drew on the then-emerging body of fossil evidence for prehistoric megafauna, from flying lizards to whale-sized aquatic dinosaurs. In context the proposal was not all that outrageous. Darwin had 25 years earlier proposed that humans are part of a huge web of biological relationships over vast realms of time and space. Gould leads off with a discussion of some other 'earth mysteries:' the world-wide flood myth, cultural diffusion, Atlantis, and extensive cryptozoology.< Less