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Exotic Japanese stories, the beautiful and the grotesque; 16 unusual tales and unforgettable images.

Author: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
Publisher: New York, Liveright Pub. Corp. [1964]
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
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Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke, 1892-1927.
Exotic Japanese stories.
New York, Liveright Pub. Corp. [1964]
(OCoLC)578967246
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
OCLC Number: 279720
Description: 431 pages illustrations (some color) 22 cm
Contents: A sprig of wild orange (introduction) --
The robbers ("Chuto") --
The dog, Shiro --
The handkerchief ("Hankechi") --
The dolls ("Hina") --
Gratitude ("Hoonki") --
The faith of Wei Shêng ("Bisei no shin") --
The lady, Roku-no-miya ("Rokunomiya no himegime") --
The kappa --
Saigô Takamori --
The greeting ("Ojigi") --
Withered fields ("Kareno-sho") --
Absorbed in letters ("Gesaku zanmai") --
The garden ("Niwa") --
The badger ("Mujina") --
Heresy ("Jashumon") --
A woman's body.
Responsibility: Translated by Takashi Kojima and John McVittie. Introd. by John McVittie. Edited for Western readers by John McVittie and Arthur Pell. 22 collage illus. in color and black & white by Masakazu Kuwata.

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