Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Davis. Myths and Legends of Japan

Today's free book is Myths and Legends of Japan by F. Hadland Davis with illustrations by Evelyn Paul. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at the Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive, and Hathi Trust.


I. THE PERIOD OF THE GODS
II. HEROES AND WARRIORS
III. THE BAMBOO-CUTTER AND THE MOON-MAIDEN
IV. BUDDHA LEGENDS
V. FOX LEGENDS
VI. JIZŌ, THE GOD OF CHILDREN
VII. LEGEND IN JAPANESE ART
VIII. THE STAR LOVERS AND THE ROBE OF FEATHERS
IX. LEGENDS OF MOUNT FUJI
X. BELLS
XI. YUKI-ONNA, THE LADY OF THE SNOW
XII. FLOWERS AND GARDENS
XIII. TREES
XIV. MIRRORS
XV. KWANNON AND BENTEN. DAIKOKU, EBISU, AND HOTEI
XVI. DOLLS AND BUTTERFLIES
XVII. FESTIVALS
XVIII. THE PEONY-LANTERN
XIX. KŌBŌ DAISHI, NICHIREN, AND SHŌDŌ SHONIN
XX. FANS
XXI. THUNDER
XXII. ANIMAL LEGENDS
XXIII. BIRD AND INSECT LEGENDS
XXIV. CONCERNING TEA
XXV. LEGENDS OF THE WEIRD
XXVI. THREE MAIDENS
XXVII. LEGENDS OF THE SEA
XXVIII. SUPERSTITIONS
XXIX. SUPERNATURAL BEINGS
XXX. THE TRANSFORMATION OF ISSUNBOSHI AND KINTARO,
THE GOLDEN BOY
XXXI. MISCELLANEOUS LEGENDS

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