Originally published in 1897, Gleanings in Buddha-Fields is Lafcadio Hearn’s third book from his Japanese period. Gleanings in Buddha-Fields is a volume of essays which explore the Philosophy and teachings of Japanese Buddhism. The book offers the reader a wealth of essays and sketches on Japanese religious belief, art and life. Chapters Include; A Living God, Notes of a Trip to Kyoto, About Faces in Japanese Art, Buddhist Allusions in Japanese Folk Song, Nirvana, and The Rebirth of Katsuguro.
“If nobody helped anybody, all people would fall down and die.”
Gleanings in Buddha-Fields has been set in Minion Pro 11/13 x 23, a typeface designed by Robert Slimbach (1956– ) in 1990 and issued by Adobe Systems. Minion can be traced back to 1873 and found in Miller & Richards Typefounders Catalogue of the same year. The title is set in FF Meta Bold by Erik Spiekermann (1947– ) issued in 1991 and released through FontShop International.
Japanese Calligraphy (書道 – Shodou), an ancient form of artistic writing of the Japanese language by Shoko CopeKoga.
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Originally published in 1897, Gleanings in Buddha-Fields is Lafcadio Hearn’s third book from his Japanese period.
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Literature, Japanese Studies, Folklore, Cultural Studies, and Travel Writing
|Dimensions:||5" x 8" (203mm x 127mm)|