9780804833219

Tales of Old Japan

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  • ISBN13:

    9780804833219

  • ISBN10:

    0804833214

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1989-12-15
  • Publisher: Tuttle Pub
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Summary

The author relates in English various Japanese tales, providing with it commentary on Japanese society and culture. Contents: 47 Ronins; Loves of Gompachi and Komurasaki; Kazuma's revenge; Story of the Otokodate of Yedo; Wonderful adventures of Funakoshi Jiuyemon; Eta maiden and the Hatamoto; Fairy tales; Ghost of Sakura; How Tajima Shume was tormented by a devil of his own creation; Concerning certain superstitions; Japanese sermons; Appendices.

Table of Contents

The Forty-Seven Ronins
15(27)
The Loves of Gompachi and Komurasaki
42(26)
Kazuma's Revenge
68(22)
A Story of the Otokodate of Yedo
90(52)
The Wonderful Adventures of Funakoshi Jiuyemon
142(34)
The Eta Maiden and the Hatamoto
176(27)
Fairy Tales
203(29)
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow
205(3)
The Accomplished and Lucky Tea-Kettle
208(3)
The Crackling Mountain
211(4)
The Story of the Old Man Who Made Withered Trees to Blossom
215(4)
The Battle of the Ape and the Crab
219(3)
The Adventures of Little Peachling
222(3)
The Foxes' Wedding
225(3)
The History of Sakata Kintoki
228(2)
The Elves and the Envious Neighbour
230(2)
The Ghost of Sakura
232(44)
How Tajima Shume was Tormented by a Devil of His Own Creation
276(9)
Concerning Certain Superstitions
285(38)
The Vampire Cat of Nabeshima
287(9)
The Story of the Faithful Cat
296(2)
How a Man was Bewitched and had his Head Shaved by the Foxes
298(6)
The Grateful Foxes
304(10)
The Badger's Money
314(5)
The Prince and the Badger
319(4)
Japanese Sermons
323(11)
The Sermons of Kiu-O, Vol. I. Sermon I.
334(13)
The Sermons of Kiu-O, Vol. I. Sermon II.
347(13)
The Sermons of Kiu-O, Vol. I. Sermon III.
360(15)
APPENDICES
An Account of the Hara-Kiri
375(25)
The Marriage Ceremony
410(11)
The Birth and Rearing of Children
421(6)
Funeral Rites
427

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