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Lafcadio Hearn

Author: Nina H Kennard
Publisher: New York, NY : Barnes & Noble Digital Library, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The writings of author and traveler Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) introduced many Western readers to the otherworldly space of Japan. This unauthorized 1919 biography of a unique figure in literary history is based on his candid correspondence with his Irish half-sister, Mrs. Atkinson. For as Kennard notes, Hearn was shy and not just any correspondence would suffice to present the journalist as who he was.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Lafcadio Hearn; Lafcadio Hearn; Lafcadio Hearn
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nina H Kennard
ISBN: 9781411455139 1411455134
OCLC Number: 828934199
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Nina H. Kennard.

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The writings of author and traveler Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) introduced many Western readers to the otherworldly space of Japan. This unauthorized 1919 biography of a unique figure in literary history is based on his candid correspondence with his Irish half-sister, Mrs. Atkinson. For as Kennard notes, Hearn was shy and not just any correspondence would suffice to present the journalist as who he was.

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