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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Japan' (3)

Stories I told my students…

I love telling children stories. This is the beginning of my series on how traditional children’s folktale stories travel around the world--taking on the flavor of the country they are told within. This story is a version of the Aesop fable The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse. As stories travel they change but still have similar elements. My favorite version of this fable is told in Japan. It is the same story-- but not.

 

I adapted this from a story entitled The Two…

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Added by Virginia Lamkin on April 9, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

The Crane Wife (Japan) (10 min)

   There once was a poor man, a sailmaker. He made beautiful sails for the local fishermen’s boats. He did such good work, that they not only paid for it, but also shared in their catch of fish. Between that and his small rice paddy, he had… Continue

Added by Christi U. on July 1, 2011 at 11:51am — No Comments

Looking for Storytellers in Japan

Hi,
One of my team members in traveling to Japan soon and intends to stay there for about a month. Any connections or performances she should visit? contact details warmly welcomed and thanks in advance.
Regards,

Added by Limor Shiponi on June 15, 2010 at 5:45am — No Comments

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