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Pandemonium and parade : Japanese monsters and the culture of yōkai

Author: Michael Dylan Foster
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Monsters known as yōkai have long haunted the Japanese cultural landscape. This history of the strange and mysterious in Japan seeks out these creatures in folklore, encyclopedias, literature, art, science, games, manga, magazines and movies, exploring their meanings in the Japanese imagination over three centuries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Foster, Michael Dylan, 1965-
Pandemonium and parade.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2007050923
(OCoLC)185056545
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Dylan Foster
ISBN: 9780520942677 0520942671 0520253612 9780520253612 0520253620 9780520253629
OCLC Number: 808601074
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 291 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction to the weird --
Natural history of the weird : encyclopedias, spooky stories, and the bestiaries of Toriyama Sekien --
Science of the weird : inoue enryō, kokkuri, and human electricity --
Museum of the weird : modernity, minzokugaku, and the discovery of yōkai --
Media of the weird : Mizuki Shigeru and kuchi-sake-onna --
Yōkai culture : past, present, future.
Responsibility: Michael Dylan Foster.

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Water sprites, mountain goblins, shape-shifting animals, and the monsters known as yokai have long haunted the Japanese cultural landscape. This book offers a history of the strange and mysterious in  Read more...

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