Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

Japanese writer

1892   -   1927

genre: short story
country of citizenship: Japan
native language: Japanese
educated at: University of Tokyo
occupation: writer, novelist, screenwriter, journalist, literary critic, poet

Ryūnosuke Akutagawa (芥川 龍之介, Akutagawa Ryūnosuke, 1 March 1892 – 24 July 1927) , art name Chōkōdō Shujin(澄江堂主人) was a Japanese writer active in the Taishō period in Japan. He is regarded as the "Father of the Japanese short story" and Japan's premier literary award, the Akutagawa Prize, is named after him. He committed suicide at the age of 35 through an overdose of barbital.
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works

15

Dragon: the Old Potter's Tale

short story by Ryunosuke Akutagawa

author: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

1919

Rashōmon

short story by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

author: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

1915

The Spider's Thread

short story by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

author: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

1918

In a Grove

1922 short story by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

author: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

1922

Autumn Mountain

short story by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

author: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

1921

Hell Screen

a short story written by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

author: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

1918

The Nose

short story by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

author: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

1916

Toshishun

short story by Ryunosuke Akutagawa

author: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

1920

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