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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, 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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  • 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. A perfectly formed gem from the pen of one of Japan's most important modern writers, this...

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    Rashomon and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • El Biombo del Infierno
    El Biombo del Infierno (Spanish, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa $9.78
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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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  • Rashomon y Otros Relatos
    Rashomon y Otros Relatos (Spanish, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa $14.23
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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • A Fool's Life
    A Fool's Life (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    Akutagawa Ryunosuke (1892-1927) is one of twentieth-century Japan's great storytellers. He is best known in the West for the story "Rashomon", "Rasho Gate", which, with another of his short stories as primary source, "Within a Grove", was the inspiration behind Kurosawa's film Rashomon....

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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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  • Translations
    Translations (English, Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Louis Rene Des Forets

    Poetry. Fiction. Translation. This book collects the larger part of Anthony Barnett's published translations, here revised and corrected, done over the years between the writing of his own poetry and prose. Among them is a closely annotated version of Akutagawa Ryunosuke's A Fool's Life, works by Anne-Marie Albiach, Alain Delahaye, Roger Giroux, Louis-René Des Forêtes, a complete version of Pär...

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

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  • Hell Screen
    Hell Screen (Paperback) Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    One of the towering figures of modern Japanese writing, Akutagawa's early career was distinguished by imaginative, beautifully crafted stories of medieval Japan, rich with period detail. This book features two of his stories "Hell Screen" and "The Spider Thread".

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