Japanese Tales (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

Japanese Tales (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

Royall Tyler


listed below are 200 and twenty brilliant stories from medieval Japan, stories that welcome us right into a brilliant, remote global populated via saints and scoundrels, ghosts and magical healers, and an unlimited collection of deities and demons. tales of miracles, visions of hell, jokes, fables, and legends, those stories mirror the japanese worldview in the course of a vintage interval in eastern civilization. Masterfully edited and translated by means of the acclaimed translator of The story of Genji, these tales ably stability the lyrical and the dramatic, the ribald and the profound, supplying a window right into a long-vanished even though perennially interesting culture.

Part of the Pantheon Fairy story and Folklore Library

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