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Rashomon and Other Stories [Ryunosuke Akutagawa] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Writing at the beginning of the twentieth century. "Rashōmon" (羅生門) is a short story by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa based on tales from the Konjaku Monogatarishū. The story was first published in in Teikoku Plot summary · Popular culture. Akutagawa Ryūnosuke, pseudonym Chōkōdō Shujin or Gaki, (born March 1, The publication in of his short story “Rashōmon” led to his introduction to.
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Rashomon by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
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