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Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke 1892-1927

Overview
Works: 1,539 works in 4,459 publications in 14 languages and 22,394 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Samurai films  Detective and mystery films  Examinations, questions, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Musicals  History 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Other, Attributed name, Creator, Conceptor, Translator
Classifications: PL801.K8, 791.4372
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Publications about Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
Publications by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
Publications by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
 
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Most widely held works by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
Rashomon, and other stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )
57 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,329 libraries worldwide
For contents, see Author Catalog
Kappa; a novel by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )
171 editions published between 1928 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,183 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."--Jacket
Akutagawa Ryūnosuke by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )
473 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 995 libraries worldwide
Ensemble de contes sombres, cruels et inquiétants se déroulant dans le Japon ancien
Japanese short stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )
20 editions published between 1961 and 1988 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Exotic Japanese stories, the beautiful and the grotesque; 16 unusual tales and unforgettable images by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )
9 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
Hell screen ; Cogwheels ; A fool's life by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )
104 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 373 libraries worldwide
These three stories are experimental works by one of the most important early-twentieth century Japanese authors. Ryunosuke Akutagawa (1892-1927) is best known for his stories derived from historical incidents or legends; for example, "Rashomon", the basis of the famous film
TuTze-Chun by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )
33 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 333 libraries worldwide
One young man was looking at sky emptly under the west gate of capital city Luoyan of Tan. His name is To Shishun and once he was a son of wealthy family, but now all the fortune is gone
Rashomon : a drama in two acts by Fay Kanin( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
A fool's life by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )
23 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Tales grotesque and curious by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )
18 editions published between 1930 and 1968 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
70 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 244 libraries worldwide
This film explores the murder of a man, the rape of his wife in a forest grove as seen from four different perspectives
Breaking into Japanese literature : seven modern classics in parallel text by Giles Murray( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 225 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 )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and English and held by 204 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
Kumo no ito ; Toshishun by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )
75 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 184 libraries worldwide
The Lord Buddha shows mercy to a robber suffering in hell by sending him a spider's thread which he can use to climb out of hell into paradise
Shuju no kotoba by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )
79 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 131 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 127 libraries worldwide
Cogwheels and other stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
See what I wanna see by Michael John LaChiusa( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Based on three short stories. In "Kesa and Morito" set in medieval Japan, two lovers sing of the ecstasy and torment of their illicit affair and their determination to end it that night. Neither knows the other's intent. "R. Shomon" set in 1951, New York City, follows the investigation of a crime of passion and the witnesses' contradicting versions of the event. An innocent bystander, a cunning thief, a flirtatious wife, a psychic, even the ghost of thte murdered man are all caught in a web of deceit, where everyone's truth may be a lie. "Gloryday" set in present-day New York City, introduces a priest during a crisis of faith after a terrible tragedy strikes the city. Disillusioned and angry, he plays a practical joke and posts an anonymous letter in Central Park, declaring that Christ will appear, rising from the pond. At first, the joke is embraced by an unstable CPA, who has chosen to live in the wilds of the park. Soon others begin to believe in the miracle, including a drug-addicted actress and a bitter reporter--even the priest's atheist aunt. On the day of the miracle, a storm blows through the Park, and only the priest sees his lie become a truth
The beautiful and the grotesque by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
See what I wanna see : a musical by Michael John LaChiusa( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
 
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Akutagav.
Akutagava.
Akutagava, R.
Akutagava, Ri︠u︡noskė
Akutagava, Ri︠u︡noskė 1892-1927
Akutagava, Riunosuke.
Akutagava, Rjūnoske
Akutagava, Rjūnoske 1892-1927
Akutagava, Rjunosuke
Akutagava Rjúnoszuke japán költő, író
Akutagava Ryunoske
Akutagava, Ryūnosuke 1892-1927
Akutagawa, Riunosuke 1892-1927
Akutagawa, Rjunosuke
Akutagawa, Rjúnosuke 1892-1927
Akutagawa, Ryunosecke 1892-1927
Akutagawa, Ryunossuke 1892-1927
Akutagawa, Ryunosuke
Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke 1892-1927
Akutagawa Ryūnosuke japanischer Dichter und Schriftsteller
Akutagawa Ryunosuke japansk författare
Akutagawa, Ryuunosuke 1892-1927
Akutahava, Ri︠u︡noske
Akutakava, Ri︠u︡noskė 1892-1927
Akutakava, Rjunoske 1892-1927
Akutakava, Rûinoské, 1892-1927
Akutakawa, Riunoske 1892-1927
Akutakawa, Ryūnosuke 1892-1927
Akutaqava Rünoske
Akwtagava Ryunoské
Chōkōdō shujin 1892-1927
Gaki 1892-1927
Jiechuan, Longzhijie 1892-1927
R. Akutagawa
Riunoske Akutagava.
Ri︠u︡noskė, Akutagava 1892-1927
Ri︠u︡noskė, Akutakava 1892-1927
Rjūnoske, Akutagava 1892-1927
Rjúnosuke Akutagawa
Rjúnosuke Akutagawa 1892-1927
Ryunosuke Akutagava
Ryūnosuke, Akutagawa
Ryūnosuke, Akutagawa 1892-1927
Ryūnosuke Akutagawa écrivain japonais
Ryūnosuke Akutagawa escritor japonés
Ryūnosuke Akutagawa Japanese writer
Ryunosuke Akutagawa Japans schrijver
Ryunosuke Akutagawa japansk skribent
Ryūnosuke Akutagawa japoński pisarz
Ryūnosuke Akutagawa scrittore e poeta giapponese
Ryuunosuke, Akutagawa
Ρυουνοσούκε Ακουταγκάβα Ιάπωνας συγγραφέας
Акутагава Рунаскэ
Акутагава Руноскэ
Акутагава, Рюноске
Акутагава, Рюноске 1892-1927
Акутагава, Рюноскэ.
Акутагава, Рюноскэ 1892-1927
Акутакава Р. 1892-1927
Акутаґава Рюносуке
Рюноске Акутагава
Рюноске, Акутагава 1892-1927
Рюноскэ, Акутагава 1892-1927
Рюноскэ Акутагава японский писатель, классик новой японской литературы
Ռյունոսկե Ակուտագավա
אקוטגאווה ריונוסוקה
اكۋتاگاۆا ريۋنوسكە
ریونوسوکه آکوتاگاوا نویسنده ژاپنی
അകുതാഗവ റൂണോസുകെ
ริวโนะซุเกะ อะกุตะงะวะ
აკუტაგავა რიუნოსკე
개천룡지개 1892-1927
개천용지개 1892-1927
아꾸다가와 1892-1927
아쿠다가와 류노스케 1892-1927
아쿠다가와 류우노스케 1892-1927
아쿠타가와 류노스케
あくたがわ, りゅうのすけ
アクタガワ, リュウノスケ 1892-1927
寿陵余子
我鬼
我鬼 1892-1927
澄江堂主人
澄江堂主人 1892-1927
芥川, 龍之介
芥川 龍之介 1892-1927
芥川龍之介
芥川龙之介 1892-1927
芥川龍之助 1892-1927
Languages
Japanese (907)
English (274)
Chinese (95)
French (45)
Spanish (16)
German (11)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Russian (3)
Turkish (2)
Indonesian (2)
Persian (1)
Korean (1)
Sinhalese (1)
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