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Lafcadio Hearn and the vision of Japan

Author: Carl Dawson
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1992.
Series: Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Carl Dawson's fascinating and eminently readable account of Hearn and his writings... is an ambitious undertaking, and within the limits of this short book, one that has succeeded."--Rocky Mountain  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dawson, Carl.
Lafcadio Hearn and the vision of Japan.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)645830991
Named Person: Lafcadio Hearn; Lafcadio Hearn; Lafcadio Hearn; Lafcadio Hearn; Lafcadio Hearn; Lafcadio Hearn
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Dawson
ISBN: 0801843723 9780801843723
OCLC Number: 25025251
Description: xxii, 187 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. The Voyage Out --
Ch. 2. Western Writers in Japan --
Ch. 3. The Japanbook --
Ch. 4. Spirits, Ghosts, and "Sundry Cobwebs" --
Ch. 5. Western Critic in an Eastern World --
Ch. 6. Hearn and Japanese Civilization.
Series Title: Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
Responsibility: Carl Dawson.
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"Although he desperately tried to 'go native'--he took both Japanese citizenship and a Japanese wife--Hearn remains interesting to us today because he couldn't help but be true to himself and his own Read more...

 
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