Yanagita Kunio and the Folklore Movement Pbdirect: The Search for Japan's National Character and Distinctiveness, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Yanagita Kunio and the Folklore Movement Pbdirect

The Search for Japan's National Character and Distinctiveness, 1st Edition

By Ronald A. Morse

Routledge

210 pages

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This book provides a study of folklore in Japan. It also provides detail about Japanese political and literary trends which influenced or were influenced by the folklore scholarship of Yanagita. The book is useful for professional folklorists and any individual who is interested in folklore.

Table of Contents

1. The Formative Years 2. Policy and Agrarian Society 3. Yanagita Folklore: Structure and Influence 4. The Sources for Yanagita’s “New National Learning” 5. The Folklorist’s Craft 6. Folklorist as Hero

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC002000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General