In a Grove

In a Grove

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"In a Grove" is an early modernist short story consisting of seven varying accounts of the murder of a samurai, Kanazawa no Takehiro, whose corpse has been found in a bamboo forest near Kyoto. Each section simultaneously clarifies and obfuscates what the reader knows about the murder, eventually creating a complex and contradictory vision of events that brings into question humanity's ability or willingness to perceive and transmit objective truth. It is the basis… (more)


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Language: English

Published in: 1922

Translator: Takashi Kojima

Word count: 3,414 words (≈ 14 minutes)

Source: http://www.scribd.com/doc/3682435/In-a-Grove-by-Ryunosuke-Akutagawa

Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+70 and in the USA.


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