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Tales of Old Japan

By Redesdale, Lord

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Reproduction Date: 2011

Title: Tales of Old Japan  
Author: Redesdale, Lord
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Essay/Short nonfiction, Fairy tales
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Tales of Old Japan
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Publication Date:
1910
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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Redesdale, L., & Freeman-Mitford, A. B. (1910). Tales of Old Japan. Retrieved from http://self.gutenberg.org/


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Tales of Old Japan by Lord Redesdale is a collection of short stories focusing on Japanese life of the Edo period (1803 - 1868). It contains a number of classic Japanese stories, fairy tales, and other folklore; as well as Japanese sermons and non-fiction pieces on special ceremonies in Japanese life, such as marriage and harakiri, as observed by Lord Redesdale. The best know story of these is The Forty-seven Ronins a true account of samurai revenge as it happened at the beginning of 18th century Japan. Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale (1837 - 1916) was a British diplomat, collector and writer. He worked in Japan as second secretary to the British Legation at the time of the Meiji Restoration. He wrote Tales of Old Japan in 1871.

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Electronic recorded live performance of a reading

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Essay/Short nonfiction, Fairy tales, Horror/Ghost stories, Myths/Legends, Short

 
 



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