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Nishida and Hearn
Monumenta Nipponica (1996)
  • Michiko Yusa
 On Saturday afternoon, 19 March 1910, three friends, Nishida Kitaro, Suzuki Daisetsu, and Yamamoto Ryokichi, appeared at the house in Nishi-Okubo, Tokyo, where Lafcadio Hearn (also known as Koizumi Yakumo ), 1850-1904, used to live. The three men were guided by Tanabe Ryuji, a former student of Hearn's at the Imperial University of Tokyo from 1896 to 1899. Mrs Hearn, or Koizumi Setsu, cordially greeted her guests and ushered them inside. Nishida was greatly impressed by what he saw that day: Hearn's study with his belongings neatly kept as they were during his lifetime
  • Lafcadio Hearn,
  • Nishida Kitaro
Publication Date
January 23, 1996
Publisher Statement
Published by Sophia University
Citation Information
Michiko Yusa. "Nishida and Hearn" Monumenta Nipponica Vol. 51 Iss. 3 (1996) p. 309 - 316
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