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Yūrei : the japanese ghost

Author: Zack Davisson
Publisher: Seattle, WA Chin Music Press, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"I lived in a haunted apartment." Davisson opens this definitive work on Japan's ghosts, or yurei, with a personal tale about the spirit world. Shifting from anecdotes to deep research to translation of ancient ghost stories, he explores the persistence of yurei in modern Japan and their continued popularity throughout the West. Color images of yurei appear throughout the book.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zack Davisson
ISBN: 9781634059695 1634059697
OCLC Number: 1006302491
Description: 227 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Gosts and Yūrei --
The Ghosts of Oyuki --
Weird Tales --
Kabuki and Yūrei --
The Rule of the Dead --
The World Over There --
A Good Death --
Ghosts of Hate --
Ghosts of Love --
The Ghosts of Okiku --
The Earth-Bound Spirit --
The Festival of the Dead --
Tales of Moonlight and Rain --
The Persistence of Yūrei --
Translations & Other Miscellanea.
Responsibility: Zack Davisson.

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Inspired by personal experiences with Japan's vengeful spirits, Davisson investigates the origins and legends of yurei.  Read more...

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