Royall Tyler: Japanese Tales

ISBN: 9780375714511
Author: Royall Tyler
Page: 400
Binding: Soft cover
Publication date: 2002
Format: Book
Publisher: PANTHEON
Language: English

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Price: 5 650 Ft

Stock: 1-10 copies

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Two hundred and twenty tales from medieval Japan--tales that welcome us into a fabulous faraway world populated by saints, scoundrels, ghosts, magical healers, and a vast assortment of deities and demons. Stories of miracles, visions of hell, jokes, fables, and legends, these tales reflect the Japanese civilization. They ably balance the lyrical and the dramatic, the ribald and the profound, offering a window into a long-vanished culture.
With black-and-white illustrations throughout
Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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