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The Legends of Tono : 100th Anniversary Edition - Kunio Yanagita

The Legends of Tono

100th Anniversary Edition


Published: 1st January 1955
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In 1910, when Kunio Yanagita (1875-1962) wrote and published The Legends of Tono in Japanese, he had no idea that 100 years later, his book would become a Japanese literary and folklore classic. Yanagita is best remembered as the founder of Japanesefolklore studies, and Ronald Morse transcends time to bring the reader a marvelous guide to Tono, Yanagita, and his enthralling tales. In this 100th Anniversary edition, Morse has completely revised his original translation, now out of print for over three decades. Retaining the original's great understanding of Japanese language, history, and lore, this new edition will make the classic collection available to new generations of readers.

Preface to the 100th anniversary edition -- Foreward to the 1975 edition -- Introduction -- The legends of Tono -- Topical index -- Guide to English language writing on Kunio Yanagita and the legends of Tono -- About the translator.

ISBN: 9780739130247
ISBN-10: 0739130242
Format: PDF
Language: English
Published: 1st January 1955
Publisher: University Press of America
Edition Number: 100
Edition Type: 100th Anniversa