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Rashomon and other stories

Translated by Takashi Kojima

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This collection gave birth to a new paradigm when Akira Kurosawa’s film “Rashomon”, made famous Ryunosuke Akutagawa’s disturbing tale of seven people recounting the same incident from shockingly different perspectives.

notes: Contents: In a grove, Rashomon, Yam gruel, The martyr, Kess and Morito, The dragon. Introduction by Howard Hibbett. Illustrations by M. Kuwata.
subjects: Social life and customs
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780871401731
OCLC number: 578967240
publisher: Liveright Pub. Corp., 1952, 1970, 1999; Tuttle, 1952, 1954, 1960, 1967, 2001, 2007, 2011; Bantam Books, 1952, 1959, 1970
publication place: New York; Rutland, VT, Boston, New York; New York
japanese publication date: Rashomon: 1914, Yam gruel: 1916, The martyr: 1918, In a grove: 1922, The dragon: 1919
english publication date: 1952
document type: Book
description: 110 p. : ill.