Folktales of Japan / edited by Keigo Seki ; translated by Robert J. Adams ; foreword by Richard M. Dorson.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1963.

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Other Authors Seki, Keigo, 1899-1990.
Subjects Contes -- Japon.
Contes japonais.
Folklore -- Japon.
Tales -- Japan.
Series Folktales of the world (Chicago, Ill.)
Description xxi, 221 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1963.
Notes "Selected from Nihon no Mukashi-banashi (Japanese folktales), published by Iwanami Shoten, Tokyo, in 1956-57"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-204) and indexes.
Contents Animal tales. The fish thief -- The hare, badger, monkey, and otter -- Kachi Kachi Mountain -- The rabbit and the bear -- The quail and the badger -- The monkey and the crab -- The monkey and the pheasant -- The wolf's reward -- The greedy hawk -- The whale and the sea slug -- The cat and the crab -- The monkey's liver -- The rain leak in an old house -- The mole's bridegroom -- An endless story.
Cleverness and stupidity. The monkey bridegroom -- The wife's portrait -- The golden eggplant -- The bundles of straw and the king's son -- The boy who told tall tales -- A tall tale contest -- The mountain where old people were abandoned -- The three year sleeping boy -- The nun as judge -- The clever lord -- The hawk fledgling -- Stinginess -- It's been well used -- The pillow -- There's no deity there -- The sweet mochi's parents -- Bedding in one's ear.
Good fortune. The charcoal burner choja -- Luck from heaven and luck from the Earth -- The man who bought a dream -- The advice that cost a thousand ryo.
Kindness rewarded and evil punished. The good fortune kettle -- Urashima Taro -- The tongue-cut sparrow -- The old man who cut bamboo -- The old man who made flowers bloom -- The old men who had wens -- The monkeys' Jizo-sama -- Benizara and Kakezara -- The salt-grinding millstones -- The magic ear -- The choja who became a monkey -- The skeleton's song.
Ogres. Shippei Taro -- The oni's laughter -- Momotaro, the peach boy -- The dirt boy -- The three lucky charms -- The oni and the three children -- The golden chain from heaven -- The swamp nushi's messenger.
Supernatural husbands or wives. The woman who came down from heaven -- The fire boy -- The crane wife -- The snow wife -- The snail choja -- Little One Inch -- The white bird sister -- The girl without arms.
Geographic Area Japan
Network Numbers (OCoLC)497275
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