Tag Archives: Japanese
Two very useful reading lists here. The first, Women of Horror, Dark Fantasy, and the Weird: A Recommended Reading List, lists tales, novels, and even poetry from those genres and looks intriguingly non-mainstream. Then, a list of Horror in Translation from … Continue reading
A review and trailer here for the forthcoming stop-motion animated fantasy film, Kubo and the Two Strings, from the same studio that created Coraline. It looks wonderful, and draws, apparently, on Grimms’ tales and Japanese folklore.
Nicholas Lezard in The Guardian reviews here a collection of essays on the fairy tale, Seven Miles of Steel Thistles, by the folklorist Katherine Langrish. It sounds a fascinating book, covering tales from the English ‘Mr Fox’, Irish tales (her title … Continue reading