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Lafcadio Hearn

Legal name: Hearn, Patrick Lafcadio Tessima Carlos

Birth place: Lefkada, United State of the Ionian Islands

Birth date: 27 June 1850

Death date: 26 September 1904

Languages: English, Japanese

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Biographic comments: Also known as 小泉 八雲 (Koizumi Yakumo).

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Collections

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Chinese Ghost Stories: Curious Tales of the Supernatural

1887

Library edition: September 2011 edition, 1st printing

Tuttle

ISBN 978-0-8048-4137-5

Trade paperback, 96 pages

$9.95

Notes:

  •  This collection originally titled Some Chinese Ghosts.

  •  Preface, Notes and Glossary by Lafcadio Hearn.

  •  Foreword by Victoria Cass.

Fiction: The Soul of the Great Bell  //  The Story of Ming Yi  //  The Legend of Zhi Nü  //  The Return of Yan Zhenjing  //  

The Tradition of the Tea Plant  //  The Tale of the Porcelain God

Wikipedia (Japanese)

7 Best Short Stories by Lafcadio Hearn

2019

Library edition: February 2019, 1st edition

Tacet Books

No ISBN

Digital

£0.49

Notes:

  •  Edited by August Nemo.

  •  No details are provided for the origin of the essay 'A Ghost Story'.

Fiction: Yuki-Onna  //  The Story of Ming-Y  //  A Ghost  //  A Dead Secret  //  Chin Chin Kobokama  //  The Cedar Closet

Essay: A Ghost Story

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Short Stories: Tales of the Supernatural

2019

Library edition: March 2019, 1st edition

Sirius / Arcturus Publishing

ISBN 978-1-78888-654-3

Hardcover, 383 pages

$14.99

Notes:

  •  Editor and Introduction uncredited.

Fiction: All in White  //  The Little Red Kitten  //  The Night of All Saints  //  The Devil's Carbuncle  //  The Ghostly Kiss  //  

Metempsychosis  //  The Undying One  //  The Vision of the Dead Creole  //  The Name on the Stone  //  Aphrodite and

the King's Prisoner  //  The Fountain of Gold  //  At the Cemetery  //  Aïda  //  A Creole Mystery  //  El Vómito  //  A Kiss

Fantastical  //  The Gipsy's Story  //  The One Pill-Box  //  The Book of Thoth  //  The Fountain Maiden  //  The Bird Wife  

//  The Soul of the Great Bell  //  The Story of Ming-Y //  The Legend of Tchi-Niu  //  The Return of Yen-Tchin-King  //  

The Tradition of the Tea-Plant  //  The Tale of the Porcelain-God  //  The Goblin-Spider  //  Fragment  //  A Passional

Karma  //  Ingwa-Banashi  //  The Reconciliation  //  A Legend of Fugen-Bosatsu  //  The Screen-Maiden  //  The

Corpse-Rider  //  The Sympathy of Benten  //  The Gratitude of the Samébito  //  The Story of Mimi-Nashi-Hōïche  //  

Oshidori  //  The Story of O-Tei  //  Ubazakura  //  Diplomacy  //  Of a Mirror and a Bell  //  Jikininki  //  Mujina  //  

Rokuro-Kubi  //  A Dead Secret  //  Yuki-Onna  //  The Story of Aoyagi  //  Jiu-Roku-Zakura  //  The Dream of Akinosuke  

//  Riki-Baka  //  Hi-Mawari  //  The Mirror Maiden  //  The Story of Itō Norisuké  //  Stranger Than Fiction

Essays: Noctilucæ  //  Gothic Horror  //  Levitation  //  Nightmare-Touch

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