1st Edition

Yanagita Kunio and the Folklore Movement Pbdirect
The Search for Japan's National Character and Distinctiveness

ISBN 9781138845688
Published October 5, 2016 by Routledge
238 Pages

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Book Description

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

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