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  • Paperback
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  • Pandemonium and Parade Japanese Monsters and the Culture of Yokai
  • Michael Dylan Foster
  • English
  • 05 October 2018
  • 9780520253629

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Download ê Pandemonium and Parade Japanese Monsters and the Culture of Yokai S exploring their meanings in the Japanese cultural imagination and offering an abundance of valuable and until now understudied material Michael Dylan Foster tracks yôkai over three centuries from their appearance in seventeenth century natural histories to their starring role in twentieth ce. Though Japanese things have been a part of the American landscape for decades its culture and especially its traditional culture has been largely misrepresented reaching us through distorted filters