Book List:10 titles
  • His old widowed mother would not die happy unless he were rehabilitated, and to this end he knew that she and his faithful wife, O Yumi, prayed daily before the family shrine. How often had he racked his brains to find some way by which it were possi...


  • Yei Theodora Ozaki wanted to put an end to the notion of the Japanese woman as an oppressed, passive geisha-like Madame Butterfly figure. She said, “When I was last in England and Europe, very mistaken notions about Japan and especially about its w...


  • Yei Theodora Ozaki wanted to put an end to the notion of the Japanese woman as an oppressed, passive geisha-like Madame Butterfly figure. She said, “When I was last in England and Europe, very mistaken notions about Japan and especially about its w...


  • Yei Theodora Ozaki (1871 – 1932) was an early 20th-century translator of Japanese short stories and fairy tales. Her translations were fairly liberal but have been popular, and were reprinted several times after her death. Over the years, she trave...



  • The Man Who Did Not Wish To Die and The Happy Hunter are short stories by Yei Theodora Ozaki. Yei Theodora Ozaki (1871 - December 28, 1932) was an early 20th-century translator of Japanese short stories and fairy tales. Her translations were fairly l...


  • This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...


  • Buddha's Crystal and Other Stories is the second book written by Yei Theodora Ozaki. Originally published in 1908, these tales have been translated and adapted to a western audience while keeping their original charm. Including some such great storie...







  • This collection of Japanese fairy tales is the outcome of a suggestion made to me indirectly through a friend by Mr. Andrew Lang. They have been translated from the modern version written by Sadanami Sanjin. These stories are not literal translations...