Ryūnosuke Akutagawa Summary

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Biographies (2)

1,138 words, approx. 4 pages
The first Japanese author popularized in the West, Ryunosuke Akutagawa (1892-1927) restated old legends and medieval history in modernist psychological terms. A prolific writer of naturalistic "slice ... Read more
4,543 words, approx. 16 pages
Akutagawa Ryunosuke committed suicide in 1927 at the age of thirty-five, but he accomplished much during his short writing career. Excelling in the finely crafted short tale, Akutagawa also wrote poet... Read more