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Yūrei : the Japanese ghost

Author: Zack Davisson
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Chin Music Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Combining his lifelong interest in Japanese tradition and his personal experiences with these vengeful spirits, Davisson launches an investigation into the origin, popularization, and continued existence of yurei in Japan. Juxtaposing historical documents and legends against contemporary yurei-based horror films such as The Ring, Davisson explores the persistence of this paranormal phenomenon in modern day Japan  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zack Davisson
ISBN: 9780988769342 0988769344
OCLC Number: 870289153
Description: 227 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ghosts and Yūrei --
The Ghost of Oyuki --
Weird Tales --
Kabuki and Yūrei --
The Rule of the Dead --
A world Over There --
A Good Death --
Ghosts of Hate --
Ghosts of Love --
The Ghost of Okiku --
The Earth-Bound Spirit --
The Festival of the Dead --
Tales of Moonlight and Rain --
The Persistence of Yūrei.
Responsibility: Zack Davisson.

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An eerie yet insightful exploration into the phenomenon of yurei, or Japanese ghosts, both past and present.  Read more...

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