Page 28, Ogres of Oyeyama

Title

Page 28, Ogres of Oyeyama

Creator

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938

Source

Private collection, on loan to the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives, Connecticut College

Publisher

[Published by T. Hasegawa, Tokyo]

Date

Meiji 24, Month 7, Day 20 (July 20, 1891)

Contributor

Eitaku, Kobayashi, 1843-1890 (illustrator)

Rights

Copyright Connecticut College, 2014. For rights and reproduction requests, contact the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives at learcenter(at)conncoll(dot)edu.

Format

Image/JPEG

Language

English, Japanese

Type

Document

Identifier

Japanese Fairy Tales No. 19

Original Format

Crepe Paper Book

Text

asleep, snoring like the sound of distant thunder, and before long most of his retainers had followed his example.
Then up rose Raiko and gave the signal to his comrades. Drawing their swords they soon made short work of the sleeping ogres, while Raiko came near to Shutendoji wielding the magic sword, the gift of the gods. As he raised the sword to strike, the blade lengthened of its own accord, and with one blow the monster's head was severed from his body. In a moment the hideous head flew up into the air; the mouth open and shuttering, the teeth

Files

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Citation

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938, “Page 28, Ogres of Oyeyama,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed June 13, 2024, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/892.