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Japan, an attempt at interpretation

Lafcadio Hearn

Japan, an attempt at interpretation

by Lafcadio Hearn

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lafcadio Hearn.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 549 p. ;
    Number of Pages549
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17986824M

      In this posthumously published book, he takes a closer look at Japan's religious history: How it developed from ancient beliefs into Shintoism, resisted suppression attempts by . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hearn, Lafcadio, Japan. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.

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    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hearn, Lafcadio, Japan, an attempt at interpretation. New York: Macmillan, ©, printing.   Read "Japan: an Attempt at Interpretation" by Lafcadio Hearn available from Rakuten Kobo. First published in , just after his death, this analysis of Japanese culture includes chapters on Strangeness and Ch Brand: B&R Samizdat Express.


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His contemporary Japan was at the beginning of what would become a the highly nationalized, militarized and horrific Japan of World War II/5. All though time has passed him by, "Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation" is still a valid, interesting book, both well-written and accurate.

It DOES help explain Japanese interactions and culture. Most interesting are his speculations of Japanese culture, and where it would go in his pre-WWII era.4/5(13). out of 5 stars Illuminating, Dated, Romanticized Analysis of Japan, pre 20th Century.

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Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation [Hearn, Lafcadio] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation/5(21). The book, Japan: an Attempt at Interpretation, is just that. The mix of scholarship and personal experience should be understood as no more than he explains in the introduction.

It is his belief that no understanding of the history of Japan can be attempted without a deep appreciation for the central role of the Shinto religion/5(24).

It is the longest of Hearn's books, and obviously a great deal of work went into though time has passed him by, "Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation" is still a valid, interesting book, both well-written and accurate.

It DOES help explain Japanese interactions and culture/5(3). Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation. Contents. Difficulties -- Strangeness and charm -- The ancient cult -- The religion of the home -- The Japanese family -- The communal cult -- Developments of Shinto -- Worship and purification -- The rule of the dead -- The introduction of Buddhism -- The higher Buddhism -- The social organization -- The rise of the military power -- The religion of loyalty -- The Cited by: ‎Japan: an Attempt at Interpretation on Apple Books ‎The belief that the dead need affection, that to neglect them is a cruelty, that their happiness depends upon duty, is a belief that has almost cast out the primitive fear of their displeasure.

They are not thought of as dead; they are believed to remain among those who loved them. An early Western attempt to decipher the "outward strangeness" of all things in Japan, and to place the nation and its people in a larger historical context, this is a lyrical work, singing with respect and an and writer PATRICK LAFCADIO HEARN () was born in Greece, raised in Ireland, and worked as newspaper reporter in the.

Lafcadio Hearns Japan: an Attempt at Interpretation was written just after the start of the 20th Century. His contemporary Japan was at the beginning of what would become a the highly nationalized, militarized and horrific Japan of World War II/5(). Japan, An Attempt at Interpretation Lafcadio Hearn Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook Pages (PDF): Publication Date: Download Links (below donate buttons):Author: Lafcadio Hearn.

LibriVox recording of Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn. Read in English by Julia Niedermaier. Greece-born Lafcadio Hearn spent decades of his life in Japan, even marrying a Japanese woman, thus becoming a Japanese citizen by the name of Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲).

He wrote many books on Japan, especially about its folklore. Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation By: Lafcadio Hearn () Greece-born Lafcadio Hearn ( - ) spent decades of his life in Japan, even marrying a Japanese woman, thus becoming a Japanese citizen by the name of Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲).

JAPAN, AN ATTEMPT AT INTERPRETATION BY LAFCADIO HEARN The Macmillan Company, New York [] Title Page Contents Difficulties Strangeness and Charm The Ancient Cult The Religion of the Home The Japanese Family The Communal Cult. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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