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Lafcadio Hearns The Faceless Ghost and other macabre tales from Japan

Lafcadio Hearn

Lafcadio Hearns The Faceless Ghost and other macabre tales from Japan

[a graphic novel]

by Lafcadio Hearn

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese Horror tales,
  • Horror comic books, strips,
  • Japanese Ghost stories

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFaceless ghost
    StatementSean Michael Wilson ; illustrated by Michiru Morikawa
    ContributionsWilson, Seán Michael, author, Morikawa, Michiru, 1973- illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6737.H428 L34 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27207993M
    ISBN 101611801974
    ISBN 109781611801972
    LC Control Number2015007576
    OCLC/WorldCa904194577

    A graphic novel version of this classic collection of martial arts parables, written by Issai Chozanshi, an century samurai, brings these tales alive in a captivating and immediately accessible way. The stories, which feature demons, insects, birds, cats, and numerous other creatures, may seem whimsical, but they contain essential teachings that offer insight into the . Over one hundred years ago, the writer and Japanophile Lafcadio Hearn gathered together a selection of kaidan, traditional Japanese ghost, myth, and mystery stories, and published them in English in over a dozen books. The kaidan feature vengeful. From Conan Doyle and Rudyard Kipling to Satyajit Ray and R. K. Narayan, this text is a collection of spine-chilling tales of the supernatural from India. The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories John Anthony Cuddon — Fiction. Ieri, in occasione del San Diego Comic-Con, sono stati svelati i vincitori degli Eisner Awards , i cosiddetti “Oscar del fumetto”.Andiamo a vedere nel dettaglio tutti i vincitori. Best Single Issue/One-Shot. A Blanket of Butterflies, by Richard Van Camp and Scott B. Henderson (HighWater Press).


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Lafcadio Hearns The Faceless Ghost and other macabre tales from Japan by Lafcadio Hearn Download PDF EPUB FB2

SEAN MICHAEL WILSON is a comic book writer from Scotland, living in Japan. He has had many books published with a variety of US, UK, and Japanese publishers, such as The Book of Five Rings, and edited the critically acclaimed AX: alternative manga (Publishers Weekly’s “Best Books of ” in comics).Inhis book Lafcadio Hearn’s “The Faceless Ghost” and Other Macabre Tales /5(4).

Lafcadio Hearn's The Faceless Ghost and Other Macabre Tales from Japan is a collection of six of traditional Japanese ghost stories told in graphic novel format by Sean Michael Wilson.

All of them are very well known in Japan, where ghosts and demons are often called yokai, meaning "the mysterious and weird."/5. Lafcadio Hearn's "The Faceless Ghost" and Other Macabre Tales from Japan: A Graphic Novel - Kindle edition by Wilson, Sean Michael, Morikawa, Michiru. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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And inhis book Secrets of the Ninja won an International Manga Award from the Japanese : Shambhala. Lafcadio Hearn’s The Faceless Ghost and Other Macabre Tales from Japan: A Graphic Novel By Seán Michael Wilson & Michiru Morikawa (Shambhala Publications) ISBN: (TPB).

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eBook. Amazon eBook. The improbable life story of Lafcadio Hearn (–) included a peculiarly gothic childhood in Ireland during which he was successively abandoned by his mother, his father and his guardian; two decades in New Orleans, where he worked as a journalist and was sacked for marrying a former slave; and a long period in Japan, where he became a Buddhist, married a Japanese Cited by: 2.

More a philosophical and spiritual musing on the supernatural stories of Japan than a collection of ghost stories, In Ghostly Japan by Lafcadio Hearn is beautifully written and wonderfully thought-provoking.

The text leans heavily into the doctrines of Buddhism, but with a clear, Western interpretation and consideration/5. Lafcadio Hearn--who was an American newspaperman who moved to Japan, converted to Buddhism, and took a Japanese bride--began to write these stories in Japan at the end of the nineteenth century.

His style is a uniquely charming combination of spare newspaperman prose and gorgeous fin-de-siecle gem-like imagery, of a Western enthusiasm for exotic/5. Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (/ h ɜːr n /; Greek: Πατρίκιος Λευκάδιος Χερν; 27 June – 26 September ), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲), was a writer, known best for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange : 26 September (aged 54), Tokyo, Empire.

This week, Litro Lab takes a look at the Japanese ghost stories of Lafcadio Hearn and investigates the folklore of Yōkai myths, Noh plays, modern urban legands, and horror cinema along the way.

Hearn was a journalist and travel writer who covered crime stories in Cincinatti, voodoo in New Orleans, and carnivals in the West Indies before. Hearn with his wife and first born (Wikicommons) John Dougill writes Lafcadio Hearn () was a most remarkable writer, at home in a range of genres.

While a journalist in the US, he wrote sensational crime stories and lurid accounts of the grotesque, ranging from macabre incidents to graphic descriptions of a slaughterhouse. Get this from a library.

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Michael Dirda is a Fulbright Fellowship recipient and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post Book is the author of the memoir An Open Book () and several collections of essays, including Book by Book () and Classics for Pleasure ().

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Lafcadio Hearn's "The Faceless Ghost" and Other Macabre Tales from Japan A Graphic Novel by Sean Michael Wilson Author Michiru Morikawa Illustrator. Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (in Greek: Πατρίκιος Λευκάδιος Χερν, aka Koizumi Yakumo, in Japanese: 小泉八雲) was born in the island of Lefkas (aka Lefkada), Greece.

He was a son of an army doctor Charles Hearn from Ireland and a Greek woman Rosa Cassimati (in Greek: Ρόζα Αντωνίου Κασιμάτη)/5. Buy Japanese Ghost Stories (Penguin Classics) 01 by Hearn, Lafcadio, Murray, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(29).

Lafcadio Hearn's "The Faceless Ghost" and Other Macabre Tales From Japan A Graphic Novel (Book): Wilson, Seán Michael: Over one hundred years ago, the writer Lafcadio Hearn gathered and translated into English a selection of traditional Japanese ghost/mystery stories.

They were published asKwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange. And then I sat up and took note because the work in question was Lafcadio Hearn's The Faceless Ghost and Other Macabre Tales from Japan: A Graphic Novel by writer/adaptor Sean Michael Wilson and artist Michiru Morikawa.

Although the creators were unknowns, I was pleasantly surprised to discover Hearn's works were now adapted to another medium Author: Michael Hoskin. Lafcadio Hearn's "The Faceless Ghost" and Other Macabre Tales from Japan.

A Graphic Novel. Sean Michael Wilson; Formats & editions. the writer Lafcadio Hearn gathered and translated into English a selection of traditional Japanese ghost/mystery stories. They were published as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. All of them. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Lafcadio Hearn's "The Faceless Ghost" and Other Macabre Tales from Japan: A Graphic Novel at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

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They were published as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. Inhis book Lafcadio Hearn’s “The Faceless Ghost” and Other Macabre Tales from Japan was nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award. And inhis book Secrets of the Ninja won an International Manga Award from the Japanese Government.

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Lafcadio Hearn's "The Faceless Ghost" and Other Macabre Tales from Japan A Graphic Novel. by Sean Michael Wilson. Shambhala Publications, Inc. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks 29 by Lafcadio Hearn; In Ghostly Japan by Lafcadio Hearn.

Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Hearn, Lafcadio, Title: In Ghostly JapanCited by: 4. His ghost stories, which were drawn from Japanese folklore and influenced by Buddhist beliefs, appeared in collections throughout the s and s.

He is a much celebrated figure in Japan. Paul Murray is the author of biographies of Lafcadio Hearn and Bram Stoker, and the editor of collections of Hearn's work/5(). "Oriental Ghost Stories" is a compilation from three of Hearn's book, In Ghostly Japan, Kwaidan: Stories And Studies Of Strange Things and Some Chinese Ghosts.

The term "ghost" is used loosely here. Perhaps the best term would be the one favored by pulp fiction authors such as HP Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard.5/5(2). Inhis book Lafcadio Hearn's "The Faceless Ghost" and Other Macabre Tales from Japan was nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award.

And inhis book Secrets of the Ninja won an International Manga Award from the Japanese Government. CARY KWOK is a visual artist based in : $   Inhis book Lafcadio Hearn’s “The Faceless Ghost” and Other Macabre Tales from Japan was nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award.

And inhis book Secrets of the Ninja won an International Manga Award from the Japanese : Sean Michael Wilson. It wasn’t Lafcadio Hearn’s first take on Japanese ghost stories — it wasn’t even his first such book whose title was a single Japanese word.

Faceless creatures haunt an unwary traveler. A beautiful woman -- the personification of winter at its cruelest -- ruthlessly kills unsuspecting mortals. These and 17 other chilling supernatural tales -- based on legends, myths, and beliefs of ancient Japan -- represent the very best of Lafcadio Hearn's literary : Lafcadio Hearn.

Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things (怪談, Kaidan, also Kwaidan (archaic)), often shortened to Kwaidan ("ghost story"), is a book by Lafcadio Hearn that features several Japanese ghost stories and a brief non-fiction study on insects. It was later used as the basis for a movie called Kwaidan by Masaki Kobayashi in It wasn't Lafcadio Hearn's first take on Japanese ghost stories — it wasn't even his first such book whose title was a single Japanese word starting with "K" ("Kotto" was published two years.

Sean Michael Wilson is a comic book writer from Scotland, living in Japan. He has had many books published with a variety of US, UK, and Japanese publishers, such as The Book of Five Rings, and edited the critically acclaimed AX: alternative manga (Publishers Weekly’s “Best Books of ” in comics).Inhis book Lafcadio Hearn’s “The Faceless Ghost” and Other Macabre Tales.

Lafcadio Hearn’s illustrated columns have survived thanks to the NEH-funded Mississippi Valley Newspaper Project. The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities supported the collecting and scanning of his woodcut images, which appear in Delia LaBarre’s book, The New Orleans of Lafcadio fellow Susan Goodman’s Republic of Words, a book about the early.

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SEAN MICHAEL WILSON is a comic book writer from Scotland, living in Japan. He has had many books published with a variety of US, UK, and Japanese publishers, such as The Book of Five Rings, and edited the critically acclaimed AX: alternative manga (Publishers Weekly's "Best Books of " in comics).Inhis book Lafcadio Hearn's "The Faceless Ghost" and Other Macabre Tales from Japan Price: $Noguchi, Yoné, ,Hearn, Setsu Koizumi, d.

,Hearn, Lafcadio, These and seventeen other chilling supernatural tales — based on legends, myths, and beliefs of ancient Japan — represent the very best of Lafcadio Hearn's literary style.

They are also a culmination of his lifelong interest in the endlessly fascinating customs and tales of the country where he spent the last fourteen years of his life.