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Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904



  • Existence: 1850 - 1904

Biographical History

Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) was an American author noted for his writings on Japan.

A fantastic journey, 1993: t.p. (Lafcadio Hearn) jkt. (Victorian romantic writer; b. 1850, d. 1904) p. 2 (it was believed that Patrick Lafcadio Hearn dropped his first name Patrick upon arrival in U.S.; remained Paddy Hearn in his early Cincinnati days)

Jinsei no kyōshi Rafukadio Hān, 1996.

Hsiao-chʻüan Pa-yün san wen hsüan, 1994: t.p. (of Gt. Brit.) p. 245, etc. (La-fu-kʻa-ti-wo Ho-en; Ho En; Lafcadio Hearn [in rom.]; b. in Greece; became Japanese citizen & began using name Koizumi Yakumo, 1895; d. in Tokyo)

Kokoro, 2002: t.p. (Lafcadio Hern)

Leukadios Chern, 2004: p. 7 (b. in Leukada; 1850-1940) p. 135 (Lafkadio Hearn [in rom.])

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Lafcadio Hearn letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489531]
Identifier: MSS 564
Scope and Contents

Typewritten letter dated August 1883. The item is addressed to the author, William Douglas O'Connor. Hearn praises O'Connor's writings and discusses other well-known authors including Walt Whitman.

Dates: 1883 August