Scope and Contents
Hearn writes to James Osgood about the publication of his book, Stray Leaves from Stray Literature ,an anthology of fables, from Indian, Polynesian, Buddhist, Egyptian, and Persian parables and fables. Hearn referred to it as a collection of "very strange and beautiful literatures." Osgood published it in June 1884, the month following this letter.
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