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Lafcadio Hearn In Japan

Biography & autobiography


by
Yone Noguchi

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 188 pages

File size: 1.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

“This book, “Lafcadio Hearn in Japan,” is our Japanese appreciation; we observed him under many different shades, but our appreciation of his art, and also of him as a man-unique in character doubtless, sincere even to a fault,-and as a professor in our Imperial University, is uniform, I think, through every chapter. Where you will find a frequent repetition in the book is the exact place we wish to emphasize; and if the book appears to lack a certain unity, I will say that it was not my intention to write a biography.” Yone Noguchi

“This book, “Lafcadio Hearn in Japan,” is our Japanese appreciation; we observed him under many different shades, but our appreciation of his art, and also of him as a man-unique in character doubtless, sincere even to a fault,-and as a professor in our Imperial University, is uniform, I think, through every chapter. Where you will find a frequent repetition in the book is the exact place we wish to emphasize; and if the book appears to lack a certain unity, I will… (more)

“This book, “Lafcadio Hearn in Japan,” is our Japanese appreciation; we observed him under many different shades, but our appreciation of his art, and also of him as a man-unique in character doubtless, sincere even to a fault,-and as a professor in our Imperial University, is uniform, I think, through every chapter. Where you will find a frequent repetition in the book is the exact place we wish to emphasize; and if the book appears to lack a certain unity, I will say that it was not my intention to write a biography.” Yone Noguchi

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