Tales Of Moonlight And Rain

by Akinari, Ueda

Tales Of Moonlight And Rain

Price:  US$27.42   (SGD38.08*)
Format:  Paper Back, 235 pages
Published:  2007, USA, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9780231139137
SB#:  045734 (803)

About This Book

First published in 1776, the nine gothic tales in this collection are the finest and most celebrated of Japans' literature of the occult. They were also the inspiration for Mizoguchi Kenji's brilliant 1953 film Ugetsu. Tales of Moonlight and Rain alludes to the belief that mysterious beings appear on cloudy, rainy nights and in mornings with lingering moons. Translated from the Japanese by Anthony Chambers, professor of Japanese literature and literary translation at Arizona State University.

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