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6 edition of Irish Writing on Lafcadio Hearn & Japan found in the catalog.

Irish Writing on Lafcadio Hearn & Japan

Writer, Journalist & Teacher

by Sean G. Ronan

  • 221 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Global Books Ltd. (UK) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Ireland,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Asian,
  • Asian - Japanese

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8764045M
    ISBN 101901903052
    ISBN 109781901903058

      The Lafcadio Hearn Society/USA is presenting a Hearn symposium at Downtown's Main Library on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 1 p.m., featuring five Hearn aficionados speaking about his impact. Lafcadio Hearn () was born on the Greek island of Lefkas, the son of an Anglo-Irish surgeon in the British army and a Greek mother. After his parent's divorce when he was six, he was brought up in Dublin by a great aunt. At the age of nineteen, he went to America, eventually ending up in New Orleans as a newspaper reporter.

      Lafcadio Hearn is known for his writings on Japan in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, including notably his retellings of ghost .   Up to 90% off Textbooks at Amazon Canada. Plus, free two-day shipping for six months when you sign up for Amazon Prime for : Hardcover.

      Early on, Hearn’s writing style and interest in the gruesome and macabre was similar to Edgar Allen Poe. He first wrote for the Cincinnati Enquirer from and later the Cincinnati Commercial. There is a wonderful selection of his more vivid articles in a book called Period of the Gruesome: Selected Cincinnati Journalism of Lafcadio Hearn. Author: Antony Goedhals Publisher: BRILL ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: Get Books The Neo-Buddhist Writings of Lafcadio Hearn: Light from the East by Antony Goedhals reveals the discourses of vastness, emptiness, and oneness – founded in Buddhism – hidden, for generations of critics and biographers, at the heart of this misunderstood Victorian writer’s.


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Ronan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Irish Writing on Lafcadio Hearn and Japan Writer, Journalist & Teacher Editor: Sean G. Ronan This will appeal to anyone wishing to enrich their understanding of Japan, those with an interest in Hearn, Irish literary tradition and life and literature in a cross-cultural context.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Matsue tribute by the President of Ireland / Mary Robinson --Shrine for Lafcadia Hearn / Sean Dunne --LH and his relations in Dublin / Lilo Stephens --Profile of LH / Charles V.

Whelan --Grandfather Lafcadio Hearn and I / Toki Koizumi --Two Celts in Japan / Sherley McEgill. Download PDF Irish Writing On Lafcadio Hearn And Japan book full free. Irish Writing On Lafcadio Hearn And Japan available for download and read online in other formats.4/5(1). irish writing on lafcadio hearn and japan Download irish writing on lafcadio hearn and japan or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get irish writing on lafcadio hearn and japan book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want/5(4). In addition to the work done by Lafcadio Hearn afficionados and scholars such as Paul Murray (also a scholar of Bram Stoker), by John Moran for The Irish Times and by Simon O’Connor.

Dr Ronan followed it in with Irish Writing On Lafcadio Hearn And Japan, a collection of essays on his Dublin background and linking him to the Irish literary tradition.

And another Irish. Lafcadio Hearn, or Koizumi Yakumo in Japanese, is perhaps the most well-known Irish person in Japan. He was born in in Greece (hence his first name), the son of an Irish father who was a surgeon in the British army, and of a Greek mother.

When a very young child, he was brought to Dublin and raised by an aunt. Koizumi Yakumo, born Patrick Lafcadio Hearn, was a Japanese writer of Greek-Irish descent. He is best remembered for his books about Japanese culture, especially his collections of legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things.

In the United States, he is also known for his writings about New Orleans, based on his decade-long stay there. Hearn was born on the. The Lure of the East: Lafcadio Hearn's Japan Updated / Thursday, 1 Aug Paddy (Lafcadio) Hearn was inspired by tales of the Fianna and nineteenth century Irish ghost stories.

Greece-born Lafcadio Hearn spent decades of his lifetime in Japan, even marrying a Japanese woman, thus becoming a Japanese citizen by the name of 小泉 八雲 (Koizumi Yakumo). He wrote many books on Japan, especially about its folklore. In this posthumously published book, he takes a closer look at Japan's religious history/5(29).

IRISH WRITING ON LAFCADIO HEARN AND JAPAN, edited by Sean G. Ronan. Global Oriental,pp., unpriced. Reviewed by: DAVID BURLEIGH In his prefatory remarks, Donald Richie notes the decline in Lafcadio Hearn's reputation in the immediate postwar period and suggests some reasons for it.

Author: Lafcadio Hearn Editor: General Books ISBN: Size: 16,72 MB Format: PDF, Mobi Read: An Anthology of His Writings on the Country and It's People. Author: Lafcadio Hearn; Publisher: Tuttle Publishing ISBN: Category: Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Over one hundred years after his death, author, translator and educator Lafcadio Hearn remains one of the best-known Westerners ever to make Japan his home.

L afcadio Hearn is one of the most famous foreigners ever to have lived in Japan. He was born in on the island of Lefkas, Greece (hence his name), the son of an Irish father who was a surgeon in the British army stationed on the island, and of a Greek mother.

Buy Irish Writing on Lafcadio Hearn and Japan: Writer, Journalist and Teacher by Sean G. Ronan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. Sean G Ronan is the author of Irish Writing on Lafcadio Hearn & Japan ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and Lafcadio Hearn (Koizumi.

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Authors and editors such as Sean G.

Ronan (Irish Writing on Lafcadio Hearn and Japan, ) and Paul Murray (A Fantastic Journey: The Life and Literature of Lafcadio Hearn, ) have embraced Hearn’s Japanese writing while extolling his Irish roots, often with great insight.

Introduction- The Life of Lafacadio Hearn The Irish-Greek-Japanese writer Lafcadio Hearn (), known in Japanese as Koizumi Yakumo, is still revered in Japan as a sensitive interpreter of its culture. A museum dedicated to Hearn in the Shimane region still recei visitors a year, his fourteen books on Japan are still widely read and.Author by: Lafcadio Hearn Languange: en Publisher by: General Books Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 93 Total Download: File Size: 40,5 Mb Description: Purchase of this book includes free trial access to where you can read more than a million books for is an OCR edition with typos.

Excerpt from book: XVIII OF WOMEN'S HAIR The hair of the. To witness this phenomenon in time-lapse, sped-up motion, one need only consider Lafcadio Hearn, the Greek-born, Irish-raised, New World immigrant who metamorphosed from a celebrated fin-de-siècle American writer into the beloved Japanese cultural icon Koizumi Yakumo in less than a decade, in roughly the same time that Japan changed from a.