Letters, 1893-1894.


Letters, 1893-1894.

A group of fifteen letters from Hearn to Basil Hall Chamberlain (1850-1935), professor of Japanese and Philology at the Imperial University in Tokyo and Hearn's closest Western friend in Japan. The letters cover a tremendously varied range of subjects including Hearn's opinion of his own writing, his methods of work and use of language; his discontent as a teacher at the government college at Kumamoto; his views on religion, philosophy, and music; Japanese customs, mythology, art, and language; the Oriental character vs. the Occidental; and critical opinion of Paul Boerget's LE DISCIPLE and of Lewis Carroll.

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Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898

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Lewis Carroll, born Charles Lutwidge Dodson was born in England at Daresbury, Cheshire, to Charles Dodgson, an Anglican clergyman, and his wife Frances Jane Lutwidge on January 27, 1832. In 1851, Dodgson matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford, and in 1855 was appointed to a mathematical lectureship in that college, of which he remained a member for the rest of his life. A lifelong interest in writing, combined with a predisposition for story telling, word play, and games, led to a unique liter...

Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904

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Teacher at the government college at Kumato. From the description of Letters, 1893-1894. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122442926 American author noted for his writings on Japan. From the description of Letter, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367407866 Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), Victorian romantic writer, was born Patrick Lafcadio Hearn of Irish-Greek parentage. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1869 from Europe and in...

Bourget, Paul, 1852-1935

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Critic and author. From the description of Soir d'été : manuscript poem, 1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451155 ...

Tōkyō Teikoku Daigaku.

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Chamberlain, Basil Hall, 1850-1935

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Epithet: Professor of Japanese and Philology Imperial University of Tokyo British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00008a ...