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Ryunosuke Akutagawa

The Life of a Stupid Man
by Ryunosuke Akutagawa ~ Paperback

'What is the life of a human being - a drop of dew, a flash of lightning? This is so sad, so sad.' Autobiographical stories from one of Japan's masters of modernist story-telling. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range ...

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"Rashomon" and Seventeen Other Stories
by Ryunosuke Akutagawa ~ Paperback
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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. 'Rashomon' and 'In a Bamboo Grove' inspired Kurosawa's magnificent film and depict a past in which morality is turned ...

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Kappa
by Ryunosuke Akutagawa ~ Paperback / softback

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 a...

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Cogwheels & Other Stories
by Ryunosuke Akutagawa ~ Paperback / softback

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 sto...

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3 Strange Tales
by Ryunosuke Akutagawa ~ Paperback / softback

3 Strange Tales presents new translations of this classic Japanese author's most well-known stories: Rashomon; A Christian Death; the never-before-published-in-English story, Agni; and a bonus story, In a Grove.

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Rashomon and Other Stories
by Ryunosuke Akutagawa ~ Paperback / softback

Ryunosuke Akutagawa rose from humble beginnings to become one of the most influential modern Japanese writers. He is known as "the father of the Japanese short story" and "Rashomon" is his best-known work. Presented with a new Introduction by Seiji Lippit, Rashomon and Other Stories is a collection ...

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"Rashomon" and Seventeen Other Stories
by Ryunosuke Akutagawa ~ Paperback

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. "Rashomon" and "In a Bamboo Grove" inspired Kurosawa's magnificent film and depict a past in which morality is turned ...

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$27.00