Kwaidan - Stories and Studies of Strange Things
Folk tales, Japanese
Japanese literature--translations into English
Japanese literature--history and criticism
Insects in literature--Japan
Lafcadio Hearn's stories are reworkings of old Oriental materials, including folk tales, legends, superstitions and previous historical publications. The volume contains 15 such stories, plus three essays on the importance of insects in Buddhist ideas, stories and poems.
Houghton, Mifflin and Co.