Lafcadio Hearn

Lafcadio Hearn
Inventing New Orleans: Writings of Lafcadio Hearn Cover Image
By S. Frederick Starr (Editor)
ISBN: 9781578063536
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - June 1st, 2001

Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) prowled the streets of New Orleans from 1877 to 1888 before moving on to a new life and global fame as a chronicler of Japan. Hearn's influence on our perceptions of New Orleans, however, has unjustly remained unknown.

The New Orleans of Lafcadio Hearn: Illustrated Sketches from the Daily City Item (Library of Southern Civilization) Cover Image
By Delia Labarre (Editor)
ISBN: 9780807132432
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Published: Louisiana State University Press - May 1st, 2007

Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) was a master satirist who displayed a fiery wit both as a writer and as an artist. For seven months in 1880, he surprised and amused the readers of New Orleans with his wood-block "cartoons" and accompanying articles, which were variously funny, scathing, surreal, political, whimsical, and moral.

Chita: A Memory of Last Island (Banner Books) Cover Image
By Lafcadio Hearn, Delia Labarre (Editor), Jefferson Humphries (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781578065585
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - March 14th, 2003

On August 10, 1856, the Gulf of Mexico reared up and hurled itself over Last Island, near New Orleans. The storm essentially split the island in half and swept much of it away, including its inhabitants, wealthy vacationers, and its resort hotel. There were few survivors.

Lafcadio Hearn's Creole Cookbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9780882897882
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - September 1st, 1990

First published in 1885, this was the first Creole cookbook ever printed'a rare collection of recipes from leading New Orleans chefs of the day, as well as from Creole housewives.

La Cuisine Creole: A Collection of Culinary Recipes from Leading Chefs and Noted Creole Housewives, Who Have Made New Orleans Famous for (Cooking in America) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781429090117
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Published: Applewood Books - October 1st, 2007

A pioneering collection of recipes of New Orleans, Creole cuisine.