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Ebook Japanese Fairy Tales by Yei Theodora Ozaki read! Book Title: Japanese Fairy Tales
The author of the book: Yei Theodora Ozaki
Edition: librivox.org
Date of issue: August 3rd 2008
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Language: English
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First published in 1908, this is a book of “beautiful legends and fairy tales of Japan” that were collected, translated and retold by the author, Yei Theodora Ozaki, who states: “…in telling them I have also found that they were still unknown to the vast majority, and this has encouraged me to write them for the children of the West.” In part, the project was the result of a suggestion made by her friend Andrew Lang, another collector of fairy stories, who printed his stories in the many Colored Fairy Books.
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Ebook Japanese Fairy Tales read Online! Yei Theodora Ozaki was an early 20th century translator of Japanese short stories and fairy tales. Her translations were fairly liberal but have been popular, and were reprinted several times after her death.

According to "A Biographical Sketch" by Mrs. Hugh Fraser, included in the introductory material to Warriors of old Japan, and other stories, Ozaki came from an unusual background. She was the daughter of Baron Ozaki, one of the first Japanese men to study in the West, and Bathia Catherine Morrison, daughter of William Morrison, one of their teachers. Her parents separated after five years of marriage, and her mother retained custody of their three daughters until they became teenagers. At that time, Yei was sent to live in Japan with her father, which she enjoyed. Later she refused an arranged marriage, left her father's house, and became a teacher and secretary to earn money. Over the years, she traveled back and forth between Japan and Europe, as her employment and family duties took her, and lived in places as diverse as Italy and the drafty upper floor of a Buddhist temple.

All this time, her letters were frequently misdelivered to the unrelated Japanese politician Yukio Ozaki, and his to her. In 1904, they finally met, and soon married.




Reviews of the Japanese Fairy Tales


CHARLIE

The book that found the answer to my question

JENSON

Interesting look on the other side

AMBER

Easy to read, easy to understand!

ELIJAH

For those who are bored to live

JESSICA

This book is worth reading!




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