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Rashōmon and seventeen other stories

Author: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa; Jay Rubin; Haruki Murakami
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2006.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Akutagawa (1892-1927) was one of Japan's foremost stylists - a modernist master whose stories are marked by original imagery, cynicism, beauty and wild humour. Including both famous and little-known works, some translated into English for the first time, this volume reveals Akutagawa in a new light. In his introduction, Haruki Murakami explores Akutagawa's place in Japanese culture and influence on his own writing,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
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Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke, 1892-1927.
Rashōmon and seventeen other stories.
London ; New York : Penguin, 2006
(OCoLC)607799416
Named Person: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa; Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa; Jay Rubin; Haruki Murakami
ISBN: 0140449701 9780140449709
OCLC Number: 62760711
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Description: li, 268 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: World in decay. Rashōmon --
In a bamboo grove --
Nose --
Dragon : the old potter's tale --
Spider thread --
Hell screen --
Under the sword. Dr. Ogata Ryōsai : memorandum --
O-gin --
Loyalty --
Story of a head that fell off --
Green onions --
Horse legs --
Akutagawa's own story --
Daidōji Shinsuke : the early years --
Writer's craft --
Baby's sickness --
Death register --
Life of a stupid man --
Spinning gears.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ; selected and translated with notes by Jay Rubin ; with an introduction by Haruki Murakami.

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Written by Ryunosuke Akutagawa - one of Japan's foremost stylists and a modernist master whose short stories are marked by imagery, cynicism, beauty, and wild humour. His other works include:  Read more...

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