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Publisher Description

Kokoro: Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life, was first published in 1896 at a time when Japan was largely unknown to the Western world. Kokoro (心) which translates as ‘heart’ in English offers the reader the first glimpses into pre-industrial and Meji era Japan. Today the works of Lafcadio Hearn are mostly forgotten in the West and are fading from the memories of the Japanese.


This edition of Kokoro: Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life has been taken from the original edition of 1896. The copy took 18 months to prepare and was carefully cross-referenced with three other early editions. 


The book also features Japanese calligraphy that was commissioned by Wabi Sabi Press and written by a qualified Japanese calligraphy (Shodo - 書道) artist living in Kyushu, Japan where Lafcadio Hearn lived from 1891 - 1894.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2011
April 26
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
245
Pages
PUBLISHER
WABI SABI PRESS
SELLER
Graham CopeKoga
SIZE
1.2
MB

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