The Book of Yokai: Mysterious Creatures of Japanese Folklore

Valutazione media 4,15
( su 109 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
 
9780520271012: The Book of Yokai: Mysterious Creatures of Japanese Folklore

Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly labeled yokai, these creatures come in infinite shapes and sizes, from tengu mountain goblins and kappa water spirits to shape-shifting foxes and long-tongued ceiling-lickers. Currently popular in anime, manga, film, and computer games, many yokai originated in local legends, folktales, and regional ghost stories. Drawing on years of research in Japan, Michael Dylan Foster unpacks the history and cultural context of yokai, tracing their roots, interpreting their meanings, and introducing people who have hunted them through the ages. In this delightful and accessible narrative, readers will explore the roles played by these mysterious beings within Japanese culture and will also learn of their abundance and variety through detailed entries, some with original illustrations, on more than fifty individual creatures. The Book of Yokai provides a lively excursion into Japanese folklore and its ever-expanding influence on global popular culture. It also invites readers to examine how people create, transmit, and collect folklore, and how they make sense of the mysteries in the world around them. By exploring yokai as a concept, we can better understand broader processes of tradition, innovation, storytelling, and individual and communal creativity.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Michael Dylan Foster
Editore: University of California Press (2015)
ISBN 10: 0520271017 ISBN 13: 9780520271012
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University of California Press, 2015. HRD. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria WF-9780520271012

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 40,88
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 11,55
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Michael Dylan Foster
Editore: University of California Press 2015-02-11 (2015)
ISBN 10: 0520271017 ISBN 13: 9780520271012
Nuovi Quantità: 2
Da
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University of California Press 2015-02-11, 2015. Condizione libro: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Codice libro della libreria NU-GRD-05211154

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 51,01
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,45
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Michael Dylan Foster
Editore: University of California Press, United States (2015)
ISBN 10: 0520271017 ISBN 13: 9780520271012
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University of California Press, United States, 2015. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. Shinonome Kijin (illustratore). 221 x 147 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly labeled yokai, these creatures come in infinite shapes and sizes, from tengu mountain goblins and kappa water spirits to shape-shifting foxes and long-tongued ceiling-lickers. Currently popular in anime, manga, film, and computer games, many yokai originated in local legends, folktales, and regional ghost stories. Drawing on years of research in Japan, Michael Dylan Foster unpacks the history and cultural context of yokai, tracing their roots, interpreting their meanings, and introducing people who have hunted them through the ages. In this delightful and accessible narrative, readers will explore the roles played by these mysterious beings within Japanese culture and will also learn of their abundance and variety through detailed entries, some with original illustrations, on more than fifty individual creatures. The Book of Yokai provides a lively excursion into Japanese folklore and its ever-expanding influence on global popular culture. It also invites readers to examine how people create, transmit, and collect folklore, and how they make sense of the mysteries in the world around them. By exploring yokai as a concept, we can better understand broader processes of tradition, innovation, storytelling, and individual and communal creativity. Codice libro della libreria AAZ9780520271012

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 55,23
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Michael Dylan Foster
Editore: University of California Press, United States (2015)
ISBN 10: 0520271017 ISBN 13: 9780520271012
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University of California Press, United States, 2015. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. Shinonome Kijin (illustratore). 221 x 147 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly labeled yokai, these creatures come in infinite shapes and sizes, from tengu mountain goblins and kappa water spirits to shape-shifting foxes and long-tongued ceiling-lickers. Currently popular in anime, manga, film, and computer games, many yokai originated in local legends, folktales, and regional ghost stories. Drawing on years of research in Japan, Michael Dylan Foster unpacks the history and cultural context of yokai, tracing their roots, interpreting their meanings, and introducing people who have hunted them through the ages. In this delightful and accessible narrative, readers will explore the roles played by these mysterious beings within Japanese culture and will also learn of their abundance and variety through detailed entries, some with original illustrations, on more than fifty individual creatures. The Book of Yokai provides a lively excursion into Japanese folklore and its ever-expanding influence on global popular culture. It also invites readers to examine how people create, transmit, and collect folklore, and how they make sense of the mysteries in the world around them. By exploring yokai as a concept, we can better understand broader processes of tradition, innovation, storytelling, and individual and communal creativity. Codice libro della libreria AAZ9780520271012

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 55,39
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Michael Dylan Foster
Editore: University of California Press 2015-05-01, Berkerley (2015)
ISBN 10: 0520271017 ISBN 13: 9780520271012
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University of California Press 2015-05-01, Berkerley, 2015. hardback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 9780520271012

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 50,41
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 5,54
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Michael Dylan Foster, Shinonome Kijin
Editore: University of California Press
ISBN 10: 0520271017 ISBN 13: 9780520271012
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 3
Da
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University of California Press. Hardback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, The Book of Yokai: Mysterious Creatures of Japanese Folklore, Michael Dylan Foster, Shinonome Kijin, Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly labeled yokai, these creatures come in infinite shapes and sizes, from tengu mountain goblins and kappa water spirits to shape-shifting foxes and long-tongued ceiling-lickers. Currently popular in anime, manga, film, and computer games, many yokai originated in local legends, folktales, and regional ghost stories. Drawing on years of research in Japan, Michael Dylan Foster unpacks the history and cultural context of yokai, tracing their roots, interpreting their meanings, and introducing people who have hunted them through the ages. In this delightful and accessible narrative, readers will explore the roles played by these mysterious beings within Japanese culture and will also learn of their abundance and variety through detailed entries, some with original illustrations, on more than fifty individual creatures. The Book of Yokai provides a lively excursion into Japanese folklore and its ever-expanding influence on global popular culture. It also invites readers to examine how people create, transmit, and collect folklore, and how they make sense of the mysteries in the world around them. By exploring yokai as a concept, we can better understand broader processes of tradition, innovation, storytelling, and individual and communal creativity. Codice libro della libreria B9780520271012

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 49,87
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,87
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Foster, Mich?l Dylan
Editore: University of California Press (2015)
ISBN 10: 0520271017 ISBN 13: 9780520271012
Nuovi Rilegato Prima edizione Quantità: 2
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University of California Press, 2015. Condizione libro: New. Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Drawing on years of research in Japan, this book unpacks the history and cultural context of yokai, tracing their roots, interpreting their meanings, and introducing people who have hunted them through the ages. Illustrator(s): Kijin, Shinonome. Num Pages: 336 pages, 30 b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 160 x 236 x 25. Weight in Grams: 610. . 2015. First Edition, Illustrations by Shinonome Kijin. Hardcover. . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780520271012

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 61,00
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Irlanda a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Foster, Michael Dylan
ISBN 10: 0520271017 ISBN 13: 9780520271012
Nuovi Quantità: 5
Da
GreatBookPrices
(Columbia, MD, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 21449248-n

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 50,27
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 11,11
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

Foster, Michael Dylan
ISBN 10: 0520271017 ISBN 13: 9780520271012
Nuovi Quantità: 2
Da
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Codice libro della libreria 97805202710120000000

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 61,82
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Foster, Michael Dylan
ISBN 10: 0520271017 ISBN 13: 9780520271012
Nuovi Quantità: 2
Da
Speedy Hen
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0520271017. Codice libro della libreria ST0520271017

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 44,78
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 17,33
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro