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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
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.... In telling these stories in English I have followed my fancy in adding such touches of local color or description as they seemed to need or as pleased me, and in one or two instances I have gathered in an incident from another version. At all times, among my friends, both young and old, English or American, I have always found eager listeners to the beautiful legends and fairy tales of Japan, and in telling them I have also found that they were still unknown to the vast majority...< Less
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.... In telling these stories in English I have followed my fancy in adding such touches of local color or description as they seemed to need or as pleased me, and in one or two instances I have gathered in an incident from another version. At all times, among my friends, both young and old, English or American, I have always found eager listeners to the beautiful legends and fairy tales of Japan, and in telling them I have also found that they were still unknown to the vast majority, and this has encouraged me to write...< 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
Old Tales Retold: Here Be Dragons By Marcus Pitcaithly
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Were-dragons invade Romania. A Japanese dragon king seeks aid to protect his people from a colossal centipede. Bunyips prowl the wilds of Australia. The world is full of monsters and fabulous beasts... More > in these new tellings of wondrous ancient tales.< Less
"The short stories and tales collections" By Kamalandu Shekhar
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As a reader I read countless books.This books contain different short stories of famous authors that I found most interesting.My role is only up to selection of this extream masterpiece of short... More > fictions,fantasy Lyman Frank Baum,ghost story by Rudyard Kipling Japanese folk of yei thedora osaki< 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