Fairy tales of Japan

by Juliet Piggott

Publisher: Cassell; Dutton in London;New York

Written in English
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Statementretold by Juliet Piggott ; illustrated by Jennifer Drury Harris.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages43
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Open LibraryOL19452625M

: The Japanese Psyche: Major Motifs in the Fairy Tales of Japan () by Kawai, Hayao and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books /5(27). This is a collection of Japanese fairy tales translated by Yei Theodora Ozaki based on a version written in Japanese by Sadanami Sanjin. According to Ozaki, "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. Get this from a library! Japanese fairy tales. [Sazanami Iwaya; Umeko Tsuda; Hannah Riddell] -- Six stories selected from the English edition of Fairy tales of old Japan.   Published in entitled the Japanese Fairy Book, the title was changed in the edition to Japanese Fairy Tales. Theodora Ozaki was the daughter of a wealthy Japanese aristocrat Baron Ozaki, the first Japanese man to study in the West, and 5/5(1).

  ‎This book is a fabulous compilation of classical Japanese tales collected and narrated by Yei Theodora Ozaki, such as: My Lord Bag of Rice The Tongue-Cut Sparrow The Story of Urashima Taro, the Fisher Lad The Farmer and the Badger The «Shinansha» or 5/5(1).   Yei Theodora Ozaki ( -- Decem ) was an early 20th century translator of Japanese short stories and fairy tales. Her translations were fairly liberal but have been popular, and were reprinted several times after her : Yei Theodora Ozaki.   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Japanese Fairy Tales: 18 Fairy Tales for Children by Yei Theodora Ozaki at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Author: Yei Theodora Ozaki.   ‎ Princes, princesses, goblins, ghouls, dragons, and more abound in these twenty-two Japanese fairy tales translated and retold for young Western readers. Prepare to encounter action and adventure in this highly regarded collection of classic Japanese tales, in which you’ll m 5/5(4).

  ‎This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the iPad, Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic /5(3).   Read "Fairy Tales of Old Japan" by William Griffis available from Rakuten Kobo. These harmless stories tickled the imagination of Japanese children Brand: Interactive Media.

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I thought this book would have the generic fairy tales in Japan. There are a lot of myths I haven't heard of before and while I enjoy reading new things, I was hoping for the fairy tales in Japan everyone knows about.

Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(83). This a good book, found for free at this moment on It outlines the whys and hows of Japanese rites.

It also lists gathered sermons, fairy tales, and stories of Japan. If you like fairy tales or Asian wisdom, this is the book for you/5.

This is a book of fairy tales from Japan. I enjoyed reading the stories, and appreciated places where there were notes to explain some words that are difficult to translate. There are a few typographical errors but these are minor and it is easy to figure out what the typist mean to enter/5().

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Although the Japanese Fairy Tales within this book are not literal translations, each story and all quaint Japanese expressions have been faithfully preserved. The stories have been told more with the view to interest young readers of the West as opposed to the purists of /5(). Their Western popularization has no greater figurehead than Lafcadio Hearn.

A Greek-British writer who moved to Japan inHearn later became a naturalized Japanese citizen and wrote such books as Japanese Fairy Tales, Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things, and The Boy Who Drew Cats.

That last title, an English version of a Japanese folktale about a child who vanquishes a goblin. An interest in Japanese culture and enthusiasm for sharing their traditions with other countries led to the publication of several books in the earlier 20th century, including Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales by Grace James and Child-Life in Japan by Matilda Chaplin Ayrton.

Both were authored by women who weren’t native citizens of. Japanese fairy tales Notes: Contains 22 Japanese folktales.

Author: Yei Theodora Ozaki Published: Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, Ney York. Vintage TASHA TUDOR Book of FAIRY TALES ILLUSTRATED Private Copy Excellent. $ Free shipping. The Children's Hour 10 Piece Set First Edition.

$ 0 bids Details about Fairy Tales of Japan (Juliet Piggott - ) Fairy Tales of Japan (Juliet Piggott - ) Item Rating: % positive. This is a book of fairy tales from Japan. I enjoyed reading the stories, and appreciated places where there were notes to explain some words that are difficult to translate.

There are a few typographical errors but these are minor and it is easy to figure out what the typist mean to by: 9. Fairy tales are stories that range from those originating in folklore to more modern stories defined as literary fairy tales.

Despite subtle differences in the categorizing of fairy tales, folklore, fables, myths, and legends, a modern definition of the fairy tale, as provided by Jens Tismar's monologue in German, is a story that differs "from an oral folk tale", written by "a single.

Japanese Fairy Tales Book Preface. 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 Sanjin.

These stories are not literal translations, and though the Japanese story and all quaint Japanese. The original book is in the public domain. The translation was by Kate James. Volume 1, number 20 in the series. You have my permission to use my audio recording of this book.

“This book reacquaints contemporary readers with Lafcadio Hearn’s ‘Japanese’ fairy tales. This is a worthwhile endeavor and may help Hearn gain the place in fairy-tale scholarship that he deserves.”—Melek Ortabasi, author of The Undiscovered Country.

The two series of fairy tale books were also packaged into various types of sets. In an additional Lafcadio Hearn title, The Fountain of Youth was added, and a five volume Hearn set was sold.

Princess Splendor: The Woodcutter's Daughter, a translation of Taketori monogatari by American missionary Edward Rothesay Miller, was presumably excluded from the series because of its greater length.

Japanese Fairy Tales contains several stories that provided the ideal material for an environment where the listener is not necessarily seeking an enthralling experience, but soft listening.

Each story is similar to the last in theme and cultural traits, of course, but are different enough to create a well rounded collection of Japanese heritage.

Fairy Tales of Old Japan book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In Griffis resigned from the active ministry to devote himse 4/5(5). Tales of Japan: Traditional Stories of Monsters and Magic (Book of Japanese Mythology, Folk Tales from Japan) Chronicle Books.

out of 5 stars Hardcover. $ The Book of Yokai: Mysterious Creatures of Japanese Folklore Michael Dylan Foster. out of 5 stars Reviews: A collection of 20 fairy tales from Japan including "Chin-Chin Kobakama," "The Serpent with Eight Heads," and "The Tea-Kettle." Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate. good book there is a thing about a goblin and i like goblins. Selected pages. Title Page. Table of Contents. Contents 5/5(1). Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account.

Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook. Rather a dry book, but a good introduction to some major patterns in Japanese fairy tales/5.

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 them for the children of the West.

Tokio, 3/5(4). Get this from a library. Fairy tales of Japan. [Juliet Piggott; Jennifer Drury Harris] -- Four traditional fairy tales from Japan are retold.

Japanese Fairy Tales includes “Momotaro, or the Story of the Son of a Peach,” “The Ogre of Rashomon,” “The Adventures of Kintaro, the Golden Boy,” “The Mirror of Matsuyama,” “The Goblin of Adachigahara,” “The Sagacious Monkey and the Boar,” and more.

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Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. I find fairy tales interesting.

They reflect the culture of a nation. The tales in this group reveal the militaristic society of feudal Japan. However, Love is a dominant theme in these fairy tales unlike Western fairy tales. I found the reading interesting although I have always been interested in Japan/5.

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VG Hardcover Edition Greg Hildebrandt Favorite Fairy Tales Grimm Andersen. $ + Seller Rating: % positive. The retelling of five wonderful Japanese folktales. Many parallels can be make to familiar English tales.

Great information on the Japanese culture is given through these stories. Tales are told simply enough, however, that young children could understand. This book is part of a collection of favorite fairy tales from around the world. Truly /5. Facsimile copy of 'Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales' this publication.

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Japanese Fairy Tales. Japanese Fairy Tales. The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter and Other Tales. Warriors of Old Japan. More ways to shop: Find an Apple Store or other retailer near you/5(86).

ContentsJapanese Fairy Tales by Yei Theodora Ozaki ()Bushido, the Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe ()The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura ()Tales of Old Japan by Baron Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Redesdale ()The Religion of the Samurai by Kaiten Nukariya 5/5(1).