Hearn, Lafcadio 1850-1904
Most widely held works about Lafcadio Hearn
Most widely held works by Lafcadio Hearn
Kwaidan stories and studies of strange things by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
199 editions published between 1904 and 2011 in 16 languages and held by 1,962 libraries worldwide
In this startling and poignant gathering of ghost stories, odd tales, and curious observations, Hearn captures the folk-spirit and "exoticism" of a land thought at the time to be both mysterious and sinister.
Chita a memory of last island by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
56 editions published between 1888 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,529 libraries worldwide
Japan, an attempt at interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
99 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,389 libraries worldwide
The crime of Sylvestre Bonnard by Anatole France ( Book )
70 editions published between 1890 and 2002 in English and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
A new translation of the sentimental story of an old man and his cat who is confronted with worldly ways at a late age.
Glimpses of unfamiliar Japan by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
141 editions published between 1894 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
My first day in the Orient -- The writing of Kobodaishi -- Jizo -- A pilgrimage to Enoshima -- At the market of the dead -- Bon-odori -- The chief city of the province of the gods -- Kitzuki: the most ancient shrine in Japan -- In the cave of the children's ghosts -- At Mionoseki -- Notes on Kitzuki -- Shinju -- Yaegaki-Jinja -- Kitsune -- In a Japanese garden -- The household shrine -- Of women's hair -- From the diary of an English teacher -- Two strange festivals -- By the Japanese Sea -- Of a dancing-girl -- From Hoki to Oki -- Of souls -- Of ghosts and goblins -- The Japanese smile -- Sayonara!
Kokoro : hints and echoes of Japanese inner life by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
97 editions published between 1895 and 2011 in English and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
The 15 essays collected here examine the inner spiritual life of Japan through the people that make Japan the unique place it is. The word "Kokora" itself can be translated as "heart," "spirit" or "inner meaning,"
Interpretations of literature by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
36 editions published between 1915 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 926 libraries worldwide
Appreciations of poetry by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
30 editions published between 1916 and 1990 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
Out of the east : reveries and studies in new Japan by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
51 editions published between 1895 and 2006 in English and German and held by 822 libraries worldwide
A book dealing with the marvels and mysteries of Japan.
Selected writings of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
18 editions published between 1949 and 1991 in English and held by 820 libraries worldwide
Two years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
66 editions published between 1890 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 802 libraries worldwide
This volume consists of writings, oberservations, and sketches of which was the result from the authors travels to the Lesser Antilles from the summer of 1887.
The romance of the Milky Way, and other studies & stories by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
39 editions published between 1905 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 787 libraries worldwide
A Japanese miscellany by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
68 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 761 libraries worldwide
A fair copy of the manuscript as prepared for publication, and with a manuscript title page giving publication information. With penciled notes (in another hand) to the printer throughout. Lacking the final sentence as printed.
Japanese fairy tales by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
28 editions published between 1898 and 1979 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
A collection of 20 fairy tales from Japan including "Chin-Chin Kobakama," "The Serpent with Eight Heads," and "The Tea-Kettle."
Gleanings in Buddha-fields : studies of hand and soul in the Far East by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
63 editions published between 1897 and 2004 in English and German and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Life and literature by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
32 editions published between 1917 and 1990 in English and Thai and held by 727 libraries worldwide
Articles on life, literature, society, etc.; includes short biography of author.
Some Chinese ghosts by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
54 editions published between 1887 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 715 libraries worldwide
"Hearn's ghostly fiction occupies a place unique in the history of ghost stories in the English language. Most of his ghost stories are actually retellings of Japanese (and some Chinese) legends and folktales. Utterly devoid of Gothic trappings, their tone and subject matter set them apart from their Occidental counterparts. The Penguin encyclopedia of horror and the supernatural."--Cover, p. 4.
In ghostly Japan by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
51 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 703 libraries worldwide
In Ghostly Japan collects twelve stories from celebrated author Lafcadio Hearn. Some of these stories are ghostly and ghastly, while others are wonderfully benign. Whether he's telling a ghost story or explaining a Buddhist proverb, Hearn's writings are never less than enthralling.
Exotics and retrospectives by Lafcadio Hearn ( Book )
49 editions published between 1898 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 696 libraries worldwide
The temptation of St. Anthony by Gustave Flaubert ( Book )
41 editions published between 1910 and 2007 in English and French and held by 632 libraries worldwide
The Christian hermit St. Anthony spends a night in the desert beset by doubts regarding his vocation, his faith, and the concept of God, "meeting" an array of historical figures including Buddha and the Queen of Sheba.
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Chern, Laukadios 1850-1904
Chern, Leukadios, 1850-1904
Hān, Rafukadio, 1850-1904
Hearn, Lafcaido 1850-1904
Hearn, Lafkadio, 1850-1904
Hearn, Paddy, 1850-1904
Hearn, Patrick L. 1850-1904
Hearn, Patrick Lafcadio.
Hearn, Patrick Lafcadio, 1850-1904
Hern, Lafcadio, 1850-1904
Hern, Lefkadios 1850-1904
Ho, En, 1850-1904
Ho-en, La-fu-kʻa-ti-wo, 1850-1904
Hsiao-chʻüan, Pa-yün, 1850-1904
Koisumi, Jakumo 1850-1904
Koizumi, Yakumo, 1850-1904
Xiaoquan, Bayun, 1850-1904
האירן, לאפקאדיא, 1850־1904
小泉八雲 (Hearn, Lafcadio)
Multiple languages (13)
Greek, Modern (6)
No Linguistic content (6)
Creoles and Pidgins (4)
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (3)