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Akutagawa, Ryunosuke. Rashomon and Other Stories. Must Have Books, 2021.

Ryunosuke Akutagawa

Rashomon and Other Stories

  • Must Have Books
  • 2021
  • 48 Seiten
  • ISBN 9781774641866

Writing at the beginning of the twentieth century, Ryunosuke Akutagawa created disturbing stories out of Japan's cultural upheaval. Akutagawa's disturbing tale of seven people recounts the same incident from shockingly different perspectives. 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 unsettled. And in The Martyr, a beloved orphan raised by Jesuit priests is exiled when he refuses to admit that he made a local girl pregnant. He regains their love and respect only

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at the price of his life. All six tales in the collection show Akutagawa as a master storyteller and an exciting voice of modern Japanese literature.

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