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The Resource Rashōmon and seventeen other stories, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ; selected and translated with notes by Jay Rubin ; with an introduction by Haruki Murakami

Rashōmon and seventeen other stories, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ; selected and translated with notes by Jay Rubin ; with an introduction by Haruki Murakami

Label
Rashōmon and seventeen other stories
Title
Rashōmon and seventeen other stories
Statement of responsibility
Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ; selected and translated with notes by Jay Rubin ; with an introduction by Haruki Murakami
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
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 upside down, while tales such as "The Nose", "O-Gin" and "Loyalty" paint a rich and imaginative picture of a medieval Japan peopled by Shoguns and priests, vagrants and peasants. And in later works such as "Death Register", "The Life of a Stupid Man" and "Spinning Gears", Akutagawa drew from his own life to devastating effect, revealing his intense melancholy and terror of madness in exquisitely moving impressionistic stories
Member of
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
012203
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1892-1927
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Japanese
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rubin, Jay
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke
  • Short stories, Japanese
  • Short stories, Japanese
Label
Rashōmon and seventeen other stories, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ; selected and translated with notes by Jay Rubin ; with an introduction by Haruki Murakami
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translated from the Japanese
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxxviii]-xl)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rashōmon -- In a bamboo grove -- The nose -- Dragon: the old Potter's tale -- The spider thread -- Hell screen -- Dr. Ogata Ryōsai: memorandum -- O-Gin -- Loyalty -- The story of a head that fell off -- Green onions -- Horse legs -- Daidōji Shinsuke: the early years -- The writer's craft -- The baby's sickness -- Death register -- The life of a stupid man -- Spinning gears
Control code
000040538278
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xlix, 268 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation
Isbn
9780143039846
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)62760711
Label
Rashōmon and seventeen other stories, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ; selected and translated with notes by Jay Rubin ; with an introduction by Haruki Murakami
Publication
Note
Translated from the Japanese
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxxviii]-xl)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rashōmon -- In a bamboo grove -- The nose -- Dragon: the old Potter's tale -- The spider thread -- Hell screen -- Dr. Ogata Ryōsai: memorandum -- O-Gin -- Loyalty -- The story of a head that fell off -- Green onions -- Horse legs -- Daidōji Shinsuke: the early years -- The writer's craft -- The baby's sickness -- Death register -- The life of a stupid man -- Spinning gears
Control code
000040538278
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xlix, 268 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation
Isbn
9780143039846
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)62760711

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