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Japanese Fairy Tales

  • Travel back in time with this eclectic collection of ancient and medieval Japanese folktales, myths, and fables from Yei Theodora Ozaki, a skilled translator born to a Japanese father and European mother who as a young woman and adult divided her time between both regions. Spanning centuries, the collection is sure to engage folktale fans and readers...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2014
  • Yei Theodora Ozaki was an early 20th century translator of Japanese short stories and fairy tales. Her translations were fairly liberal but have been popular, and were reprinted several times after her death.— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2010
  • This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Japanese fairy tales and other folk storiesproviding insight into a rich literary culture. The rich world of Japanese fantasy is very apparent in Japanese Fairy Tales , a compilation of twenty-two favorite stories from the land of the rising sun. A fantastic selection of ghouls,...

    Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
    published : 2011
  • This collection of Japanese fairy tales is the outcome of a suggestion made to me indirectly through a friend by Mr. Andrew Lang. They have been translated from the modern version written by Sadanami Sanjin. These stories are not literal translations, and though the Japanese story and all quaint Japanese expressions have been faithfully preserved,...

    Publisher : Start Classics
    published : 2013
  • Classic European fairy tales are familiar to many, but fewer readers are acquainted with tales from faraway lands. This charming anthology of thirty tales and legends from Japan are as unique and delightfully intriguing today as they were when first published. Author Grace James selected the stories from many sources?the Ko-ji-ki , or Record of Ancient...

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • Eleven engaging, excellently translated tales of talking tea kettles, a monstrous goblin-spider, miniature warriors and other fanciful creatures. 21 original illustrations by Yuko Green.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
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