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Rashomon, and other stories.

Akutagawa RyЕ«nosuke

Rashomon, and other stories.

Translated by Takashi Kojima. Introd. by Howard Hibbett. Illus. by M. Kuwata.

by Akutagawa RyЕ«nosuke

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Published by Liveright Pub. Corp. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published in 1952.

The Physical Object
Pagination119p.
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15059979M


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