Insect Literature

Lafcadio Hearn (Author) Anne-Sylvie Homassel (Introduction by)
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Product Details

Price
$18.00
Publisher
Swan River Press
Publish Date
October 15, 2020
Pages
296
Dimensions
5.06 X 7.81 X 0.67 inches | 0.64 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781783807406

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About the Author

Born on the Greek island of Lefkada, Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) was brought up in both Ireland and England. At nineteen he emigrated to the United States where he became a journalist. After a sojourn in the French West Indies, he sailed for Japan in 1890. Hearn wrote extensively about his new homeland, its tales, customs, and religions, acting as a bridge between Japan and the Western world. He died in Tokyo where he is buried under his Japanese name, Koizumi Yakumo. His notable books include Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan (1894), In Ghostly Japan (1899), Shadowings (1900), and Kwaidan (1904).