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  • The Life of a Stupid Man
    The Life of a Stupid Man (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    Includes autobiographical stories from one of Japan's masters of modernist story-telling - Ryunosuke Akutagawa (1892-1927).

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  • Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories
    Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa, ACE Japan

    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: "Rashomon"; "In a Bamboo Grove"; "The Nose"; "O-Gin"; "Loyalty"; "Death Register"; "The Life of a Stupid Man"; and "Spinning Gears".

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  • Rashomon and Other Stories
    Rashomon and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa $12.28
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  • Kappa
    Kappa (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    The Kappa is a creature from Japanese folklore described as a scaly, child-sized being with a face like a tiger and a sharp, pointed beak. In the hands of Ryunosuke Akutagawa, one man's journey to 'Kappaland' becomes the vehicle for a critique of Japanese life and customs in the tradition of Swift and Kafka.

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  • Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories
    Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa, ACE Japan

    Ryunosuke Akutagawa (1892-1927) is one of Japan's foremost stylists - a modernist master whose short stories are marked by highly original imagery, cynicism, beauty and wild humour. This work features stories such as "Rashomon", "In a Bamboo Grove", "The Nose", "O-Gin", "Loyalty", "Death Register", "The Life of a Stupid Man" and "Spinning Gears".

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  • Rashomon and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Rene Malenfant

    Writing at the beginning of the twentieth century, Ryunosuke Akutagawa created disturbing stories out of Japan's cultural upheaval. Whether his fictions are set centuries past or close to the present, Akutagawa was a modernist, writing in polished, superbly nuanced prose subtly exposing human needs and flaws. Akutagawa was a master storyteller and an exciting voice of modern Japanese...

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  • Rashomon
    Rashomon (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    Rashoumon is a short story by Akutagawa Ryunosuke based on tales from the Konjaku Monogatarishu. A man considering whether or not to become a thief meets a woman stealing hair from corpses. Their conversation explores the morality of theft.

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  • In a Grove
    In a Grove (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    "In a Grove" is an early modernist short story consisting of seven varying accounts of the murder of a samurai, Kanazawa no Takehiro, whose corpse has been found in a bamboo forest near Kyoto. Each section simultaneously clarifies and obfuscates what the reader knows about the murder, eventually creating a complex and contradictory vision of events that brings into question humanity's ability or...

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  • Rashomon and Other Stories
    Rashomon and Other Stories (Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    Writing at the beginning of the twentieth century, Ryunosuke Akutagawa created disturbing stories out of Japan's cultural upheaval. Rashomon tells the chilling story of the killing of a samurai through the testimony of witnesses, including the spirit of the murdered man. The fable-like Yam Gruel is an account of desire and humiliation, but one in which the reader's sympathy is thoroughly...

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  • Cogwheels & Other Stories
    Cogwheels & Other Stories (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    From the literary giant of Japan, who is often referred to as the ?Godfather of the Japanese short story,? and after whom the most coveted literary prize of Japan is named, the Akutagawa Prize, comes this collection of three of his greatest short stories.Akutagawa is probably best known for his story ?Rasho¯mon? which was adapted for the screen by legendary filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. While he died...

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  • El Biombo del Infierno
    El Biombo del Infierno (Spanish, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa $10.89
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  • Rashomon y Otros Relatos
    Rashomon y Otros Relatos (Spanish, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa $15.05
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  • 3 Strange Tales
    3 Strange Tales (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa $12.77
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  • Mandarins
    Mandarins (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    Stunning tales from master storyteller: superbly nuanced prose, subtly exposing the human psyche. Borges loved him.

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  • Dialoge in der Dunkelheit
    Dialoge in der Dunkelheit (German, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    Die siebzehn Erzählungen und Prosatexte dieses Bandes entstanden in den letzten Lebensjahren Akutagawa Ry

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  • Die Fluten des Sumida
    Die Fluten des Sumida (German, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    Der vorliegende Band versammelt einundzwanzig ausgewählte und bislang nicht in deutscher Sprache vorliegende Erzählungen und Prosatexte aus allen Schaffensphasen des großen japanischen Erzählers, Dichters und Essayisten Akutagawa Ryunosuke (1892-1927), dessen stilistisch und thematisch unübertroffen vielfältiges Werk in Japan so hochgeschätzt wird, dass es für viele den Übergang von...

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  • Rashomon and Other Stories
    Rashomon and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    Includes stories: "In a Grove", a tale about murder, rape, and suicide; "Rashomon", the story of a thief scared into honesty by an encounter with a ghoul; "The Martyr" tells the story of silent suffering in Christian Nagasaki; and "Kesa and Morito" is the story of man driven to kill someone he doesn't hate by a lover whom he doesn't love.

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  • Roshomon Erzahlungen
    Roshomon Erzahlungen (German, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    Mit dem Sammelband

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  • Rashomon and Other Stories
    Rashomon and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa, M. Kuwata

    This fascinating collection gave birth to a new paradigm when Akira Kurosawa made famous Akutagawa's disturbing tale of seven people recounting the same incident from shockingly different perspectives.

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  • The Beautiful and the Grotesque
    The Beautiful and the Grotesque (Multiple languages, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    From one of the masters of the short story comes an unforgettable collection of haunting and strange tales.

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