Gleanings In Buddha-Fields. How to write a great review. The review must be at least 50 characters long. The title should be at least 4 characters long. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer's personal information. The senior partner, Mr. Roberts, was a stiff-backed dignified descendent of the Pilgrim fathers, and he read it without visible signs of emotion other than a heightened grimness in the lines around his mouth.
Pressing a button on his desk, he instructed the office boy to find out how many copies of Some Chinese Ghosts there were in the house. It is understandable why this book is one of the most difficult to find of all Hearn items. The few hundred copies that did escape Mr. While there, Hearn heard several tales about the tragic storm that had occurred 28 years earlier. When he returned to New Orleans, he prepared a series of articles which purported to be letters from victims of that terrible storm. Later on, he pulled these stories together into one, expanding the totality somewhat and the result was Chita.
It was only a short novel but it was the longest work of fiction that Hearn ever attempted to write. Hearn may lay good claim to the title of the American Victor Hugo… So living a book has scarcely been given to our generation.
In the beginning of June, Hearn boarded the Barracouta and was on his way. Confound fame, wealth, reputation and splendour!
Leave them all, give up New Orleans, these things are superfluous in the West Indies, obsolete nuisances. He returned to Martinique immediately, staying there for two years until May when he returned to New York to put the finishing touches on Youma , to pull together the stories for Two Years in the French West Indies and to review the proofs of Chita before it appeared in book form. This is the last story that Hearn wrote before leaving Martinique.
It was published after Hearn had been in Japan for four years. It is here that we learn the old graceful customs, the touching child-like ways and the sacred appealing rites that so endear to us the Japanese. It was not published until March of , and, by that time, he had moved to Kobe where he took a reportorial job with the Kobe Chronicle.
This was about the time that Hearn started his life as a Japanese citizen and a time when his reputation as a fine writer was spreading rapidly. Exchange Offer cannot be clubbed with Bajaj Finserv for this product. Please apply exchange offer again. Your item has been added to Shortlist. View All.
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With notes on a trip to Kyoto and Osaka and with a total of eleven essays on various subjects Buddhist, Japanese and philosophical. A fine work.
Seller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. Published: Ex Library. Hearn, Lafcadio. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, Very good. Blue cloth stamped in gilt, t. Two corners lightly bumped, otherwise very good. BAL Published: Condition: Very good Edition: 1st. First edition.
Gleanings In Buddha-Fields
Very Good. With the intriguing Paris bookplate of Hortense Lenore Mitchell, and a few discrete pencilled annotations, presumably by Ms. With spine imprint A, without terminal period [BAL ]. Seller: Thomas J. Early reprint.