Children's Literature (see also 'Literature', 'Novelists', 'Poets' etc)
- Beatrix Potter (1866-1943)
- Grace James (1882-1965) and Mrs. T.H. (Kate) James (1845-1928): Writers of Children's Stories
Author: Wallace, George
This essay charts the success and popularity of Beatrix Potter's (1866-1943) Peter Rabbit children's books in Japan, detailing their reception and translation.
Author: Koyama Noboru
Mrs T.H. (Kate) James (1845-1928) and Grace James (1882-1965) contributed significantly to the popularisation of Japanese fairy stories in the English language and to the British understanding of Japanese culture. This essay details their lives and interactions with the fairy tales and folklore of Japan.