Earless Ho-ichi a classic Japanese tale of mystery

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Published by Kodansha International in Tokyo .

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Statementby Lafcadio Hearn. With an introd. by Donald Keene. Illus. by Masakazu Kuwata.
ContributionsHearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904., Kuwata, Masakazu, 1926- illus.
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LC ClassificationsPL790.A1 H4 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5982918M
LC Control Number66012171
OCLC/WorldCa407054

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More than seven hundred years ago, at Dan-no-ura, in the Straits of Shimonoseki, was fought the last battle of the long contest between the Heike, or Taira clan, and.

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The book collects; "The Gratitude of the Crane" "The Snow Woman" "The Sparrow's Tounge" "The Tanuki Earless Ho-ichi book of Shojoji" "Earless Ho-ichi" "Banbuku Teakettle" "Baby Grandma" "Leave Them and Go" The stories are presented with the English and Japanese side by side, at about Jr.

High reading level/5(3). A collection of ten of Rafe’s favorite Japanese folktales draws readers into an eerie, beautiful world that is not so different from our own with such stories as the romantic Green Willow and the suspenseful Ho-ichi the excellent alternative to the many horror books now marketed to children.

1 See my Kotto for a description of these curious crabs. [Hearn's Note] 2 Or, Shimonoséki. The town is also known by the name of Bakkan. [Hearn's Note] 3 The biwa, a kind of four-stringed lute, is chiefly used in musical recitative. Formerly the professional minstrels who recited the Heiké-Monogatari, and other tragical histories, were called biwa-hoshi, or "lute-priests.".

Earless Ho-ichi a Classic Japanese tale of Mystery (Story was made part of Movie Kwaidan) Lafcadio Hearn (), with introduction Donald Keene, illustrations by Masakazu Kuwata, Leading Japanese Artist, Light Fox Title pg. Kwaidan includes ghost stories lik Earless Ho Ichi, a Biwa (Japanese PiPa) player and story teller of famous Heike legends, who was possesed by Heike (the warrior family once governed Japan then defeated) warriors' ghosts because of his talent, and Mujina, bewitched racoon dogs which scare people to by: - Buy The Maiden of the Blue Willow and other Japanese Folktales book online at best prices in India on Read The Maiden of the Blue Willow and other Japanese Folktales book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(15).

Hearn's original text does translate "Mimi-nashi Hoichi" as "Hoichi the Earless," but only at the very end of the story. The main title of his work is THE STORY OF MIMI-NASHI-HÔÏCHI. However, I think that Hearn's translation is a little dated, and "Earless Hoichi" is.

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Some are funny, some chilling, and all of them are beautifully written. Favorites include: The Caller by Robert D. San Souci, Ho-ichi the Earless by Rafe Martin, The Librarian and the Robbers by Margaret Mahy, and The Baby in the Night Deposit Box by Megan Whalen Turner/5. Earless Ho Ichi: A Classic Japanese Tale of Mystery: ISBN () Hardcover, Kodansha International Ltd., The Funny Little Woman (Picture Puffins).

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Tropes seen in this film include: Adaptation Expansion: "Earless Ho'ichi" begins with a retelling of the final Genji-Heike battle, only alluded to in the literary version.; An Ice Person: The Yuki-onna, who is the personification of freezing to death.; Anthology Film: Four horror stories.; Bed Mate Reveal: In "Black Hair," the samurai finally returns home to his former wife, and they share a.

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Singer Hoichi (Katsuo Nakamura) is painted with holy scripture by priests hoping to protect him from ghosts in "Hoichi, The Earless," the third segment in the horror anthology Kwaidan, Earless Ho-ichi; a classic Japanese tale of mystery.

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“Ho-ichi the Earless”–ghost story of Medieval Japan. would be great to read when Samurai are studied in Global. “Zlateh the Goat”–very nice Hanukkah/winter story. how a goat saved a boy during a blizzard. “The Librarian and the Robbers”–amusing story of how the town librarian persuaded a band of robbers to give up their wicked.

j, Translation of folk tales of Japan Includes bibliographical references Urashima Tarō -- Green willow -- Ho-Ichi the earless -- The snow woman -- Kogi -- The crane maiden -- The pine of Akoya -- Snake husband ; Frog friend -- The boy who drew cats -- Black hairPages: My son says this is one of the best books in his collection.

He's favorite stories of this book is - Earless -Ho-Ichi and The mountain that ate people. He also liked the pictures of the book appears as if its drawn by pencil. This has encouraged him to practice drawing as well in all a gr8 book to have /5(15).

Kwaidan includes ghost stories lik Earless Ho Ichi, a Biwa (Japanese PiPa) player and story teller of famous Heike legends, who was possesed by Heike (the warrior family once governed Japan then defeated) warriors ghosts because of his talent, and Mujina, bewitched racoon dogs Brand: Emereo Publishing.

Kuwata, Masakazu (illustrator). 1st Edition. 1st edition, in slip case. slipcase is in very good condition - light shelf wear, some sun fading at edges. edge and corner wear, rubbing to dust jacket. text is unmarked.

binding tight. EARLESS HO-ICHI: A CLASSIC JAPANESE TALE OF MYSTERY With an introduction by Lafcadio Hearn. Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd. Publishers, []. Small quarto, illustrations by Masakazu Kuwata, pictorial boards.

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Mysterious Tales of Japan Tatsuro Kiuchi Illus Ex-Lib Folklore Fairy Tales. Box japantales. Illustrated by notable illustrator - Tatsuro Kiuchi. Written by Rafe Martin. Includes Japanese folklore stories: Snake Husband--Urashima Taro--Ho-ichi the earless--Kogi--The Crane maiden--The Boy Who Drew Cats--and Rating: % positive.

“The Boy Who Drew Cats” emphasizes the saving power of faith in one’s own creativity; “Urashima Taro” is a well-known tale in Japan (in the Catskill mountains he would be Rip Van Winkle); “Ho-Ichi the Earless” shows we have the power within to triumph over whatever evil we may face; and “Kogi”is an original story based on an.

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