Notes: Resources on Fox-wife and nine-tailed fox tales of East Asia

Myths and Legends from Korea: An Annotated Compendium of Ancient and Modern Materials edited by James Huntley Grayson
Pp.296-99 – Foxwife tale of Kaeson County, north Chung Chong province Korea, vs. Kitsune no nyooboo (Jp)

Kitsune – The Japanese fox and japanese fox stories

Smyers, Karen. The Fox and the Jewel: Shared and Private Meanings in Contemporary Japanese Inari Worship. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 1999.. and other information and references discussed here

The Fox’s Craft in Japanese Religion and Culture: Shapeshifters, Transformations and Duplicities by Michael Bathgate – 2004

Shifting shape, shaping text, by Steven Heines

The fox and the badger in Japanese Folktales, by Marinus de Visser

Tales of Old Japan, by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, see The Foxes’ Wedding; How a Man Was Bewitched and Had His Head Shaved by the Foxes; The Grateful Foxes

Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, by Lafcadio Hearn;  The chapter on kitsune from Lafcadio Hearn’s classic of Japanese travel.

Kitsune, the first known folktale

The Unwritten Rules of Fox Spirits – Kitsune, Kumiho, Huli Jing, Fox

Alien Kind: Foxes and Late Chinese Imperial Narrative by Rania Huntington

“Witch Animals”, in The Catalpa Bow, pp. 51-68 by Carmen Blacker

Nozaki, Kiyoshi. Kitsune: Japan’s Fox of Mystery, Romance & Humor. The Hokuseido Press, 1961.

Japanese Tales by Royall Tyler

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