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芥川龍之介 1892-1927

Works: 1,351 works in 3,576 publications in 10 languages and 19,894 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Examinations, questions, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Short stories  Sources  History  Juvenile works 
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Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Other, Attributed name, Creator, Conceptor
Classifications: PL801.K8, 791.4372
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Rashomon, and other stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
188 editions published between 1917 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Kappa; a novel by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
98 editions published between 1928 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ghost stories and the supernatural often provided inspiration for Akutagawa's writing, and Kappa draws its name from a creature in Japanese folklore known for dragging unwary children to their deaths in rivers. Kappa is a striking work from the disturbed though brilliant mind of one of Meiji-era Japan's most prominent intellectuals."--BOOK JACKET
Japanese short stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
17 editions published between 1961 and 1988 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Akutagawa Ryūnosuke zenshū by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
139 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exotic Japanese stories, the beautiful and the grotesque; 16 unusual tales and unforgettable images by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rashomon; a drama in two acts by Fay Kanin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
TuTze-Chun by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fool's life by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
6 editions published in 1970 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tales grotesque and curious by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
15 editions published between 1930 and 1968 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rashomon and other stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
31 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of short stories includes "In a Grove", a psychologically sophisticated tale about murder, rape, and suicide; "Rashomon", the story of a thief scared into honesty by an encounter with a ghoul; and "Kesa and Morito", the story of man driven to kill someone he doesn't hate by a lover whom he doesn't love. "There are enough Swiftian touches in Akutagawa to show his hatred of stupidity, greed, hypocrisy, and the rising jingoism of the day. But Akutagawa's artistic integrity kept him from joining his contemporaries in the easy social criticism or n
Breaking into Japanese literature : seven modern classics in parallel text by Giles Murray ( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a graded reader for Japanese literature. There are 7 stories, 4 by Sōseki and 3 by Akutagawa, representing 3 different reading levels. In each case the story is presented in Japanese and English with a running dictionary of terms used. An audio version of the stories is available as MP3 files on the Internet
Une vague inquiétude by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
8 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recueil de nouvelles : un homme se livre à une danse grotesque sous un drôle de masque alors que la fête bat son plein ; un inconnu raconte à un professeur qu'il a tué sa femme lors d'un séisme pour lui éviter de brûler vive alors qu'elle agonisait sous les décombres ; un garçon fasciné par les travaux de la voie ferrée est invité à monter dans un wagon mais se retrouve seul très loin de chez lui
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Kyoto au 11ème siècle. Se proégeant de la pluie sous le portique de Rasho, trois personnes méditent sur un crime sordide défrayant la chronique : dans une forêt voisine, un couple a été attaqué par le célébre bandit Tajomaru. La femme a été violée, alors que son mari, un samouraï a été retrouvé mort. Mais les dispositions des témoins devant le tribunal apportent à chaque fois une version différente du drame, et la vérité ne percera qu'après de nouvelles révélations surprenantes..."
Rashomon et autres contes by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
26 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ensemble de contes sombres, cruels et inquiétants se déroulant dans le Japon ancien
Hell screen ("Jigoku hen") and other stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
4 editions published between 1948 and 1971 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The essential Akutagawa : Rashomon, Hell screen, Cogwheels, A fool's life and other short fiction by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kumo no ito ; Toshishun by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
59 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in Japanese and English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buddhist parables. Kandata is a thief who has been condemned to the hell. Buddha knows he did one good deed in his life, so tries to help him by giving a spider thread to climb out from there
Shuju no kotoba by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
64 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Akutakawa Ryūnosuke by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
43 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cogwheels and other stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( Book )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Audience level: 0.52 (from 0.23 for Kumo no it ... to 0.98 for Akutagawa ...)
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Alternative Names
Akutagava, R.
Akutagava, Ri︠u︡noskė, 1892-1927
Akutagava, Riunosuke.
Akutagava, Rjunoskè.
Akutagava, Rjūnoske, 1892-1927
Akutagava, Rjunosuke
Akutagava, Ryūnosuke 1892-1927
Akutagawa, Riunosuke 1892-1927
Akutagawa, Rjúnosuke, 1892-1927
Akutagawa, Ryunosecke 1892-1927
Akutagawa, Ryunossuke, 1892-1927
Akutagawa, Ryunosuke
Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke, 1892-1927
Akutagawa, Ryuunosuke, 1892-1927.
Akutakava, Ri︠u︡noskė, 1892-1927
Akutakava, Rjunoske 1892-1927
Akutakawa, Riunoske, 1892-1927
Akutakawa, Ryūnosuke, 1892-1927.
Chōkōdō shujin 1892-1927 Pseudonym
Gaki 1892-1927 Pseudonym
Jiechuanlong, Zhijie, 1892-1927
R. Akutagawa
Riunoske Akutagava.
Ri︠u︡noskė, Akutagava, 1892-1927
Ri︠u︡noskė, Akutakava, 1892-1927
Rjūnoske, Akutagava, 1892-1927
Rjúnosuke Akutagawa, 1892-1927
Ryūnosuke, Akutagawa
Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, 1892-1927
Ryuunosuke, Akutagawa
Акутагава, Рюноске, 1892-1927
Акутагава, Рюноскэ, 1892-1927
Рюноске, Акутагава, 1892-1927
Рюноскэ, Акутагава, 1892-1927
あくたがわ, りゅうのすけ
アクタガワ, リュウノスケ, 1892-1927
我鬼 1892-1927 Pseudonym
澄江堂主人 1892-1927 Pseudonym
芥川, 龍之介
芥川, 龍之介, 1892-1927
芥川龙之介, 1892-1927
芥川龍之助, 1892-1927
Japanese (622)
English (199)
Chinese (48)
French (39)
German (19)
Spanish (9)
Multiple languages (3)
Romanian (1)
Indonesian (1)
Sinhalese (1)