Japan's fox, is a unique figure in theannals of the animal kingdom of the world. In Japan,you will find him not merely in fable or parable, asin the case of his celebrated cousin in the Occident,
the Fox, but also you will be introduced to
in the nation's traditions, beliefs, superstitions andliterature, including, of course, poetry and plays
possession).throughout the country.
has been closely related
the life of the Japanese people from olden times.
the national character. The former, to my mind,