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Kaibyō : the supernatural cats of Japan

Author: Zack Davisson
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Chin Music Press : Portland, OR : Mercuria Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition
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"Woodblock prints, essays, and translations scratch to light the secret lives of Japan's mythological felines"--

"This comprehensive guide to Japan's rich folklore around cats mixes history, translated stories, and gorgeous full-color prints"--

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Genre/Form: Folklore
Pictorial works
Folklore Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zack Davisson
ISBN: 9781634059169 1634059166
OCLC Number: 1006517249
Description: 141 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. Supernatural Cats in Japan2. A Short History of Japanese Cats3. Bakeneko - The Changing Cat4. The Vampire Cat of Nabeshima (Story)5. Nekomata - The Split-tailed Cat6. Neko no Kai - The Cat Mystery (Story)7. Kasha - The Cat Demon8. The Cat's Grave (Story)9. The Bakeneko Prostitutes of Edo10. The Story of the Faithful Cat (Story)11. Neko Musume - The Cat Daughter12. The Story of the Cat Daughter (Story)13. Gotokoneko - The Trivet Cat14. The Boy Who Drew Cats (Story)15. Iriomote Oyamaneko - The Iriomote Great Mountain Cat
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