Title : An Introduction to Yokai Culture : Monsters, Ghosts, and Outsiders in Japanese History
Author : Komatsu Kazuhiko
Publisher : Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture
ISBN : 9784916055804
Since ancient times, the Japanese have lived with superstitions of strange presences and phenomena known as “yokai”, creating a culture by turns infused with unease, fear, and divinity. Written by Japan’s premier scholar of Yokai and strange tales, this book both an introduction to the rich imagination and spirituality of Japan’s yokai culture and a history of the authors and writings that have shaped yokai studies as a fiend.