Shadowings by Lafcadio Hearn

Shadowings

byLafcadio Hearn

Kobo ebook | May 28, 2019

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Hearn's spirit wonderfully bridges East and West. He has done some things which scholars could not do. The prose of learning is here transfigured in songs of illumination

After making remarkable works in America as a journalist, he went to Japan in 1890 as a journey report writer of a magazine. But as soon as he arrived in Yokohama, he quit the job because of a dissatisfaction with the contract. After that, he moved to Matsué as an English teacher of Shimané Prefectural Middle School. In Matsué, he got acquainted with his lifelong friend Nishida Sentarô, a colleague teacher, and married Koizumi Setsu, a daughter of a samurai. In 1891, he moved to Kumamoto and had taught at the Fifth High School for 3 years. Kanô Jigorô, the president of the School of that time, is known as the man who spread judo to the world.

Title:ShadowingsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 28, 2019Publisher:UnderPress BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990057670510

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