Rashoumon

Rashoumon

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"Rashōmon" (Japanese: 羅生門) is a short story by Akutagawa Ryūnosuke based on tales from the Konjaku Monogatarishū. A man considering whether or not to become a thief meets a woman stealing hair from corpses. Their conversation explores the morality of theft.

The story was first published in 1915 in Teikoku Bungaku. Despite its name, it provided no direct plot material for the Akira Kurosawa movie Rashōmon, which was based on Akutagawa's 1921 short story,… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1915

Translator: René Malenfant

Word count: 2,744 words (≈ 11 minutes)

Source: http://sites.google.com/site/renemalenfant/rashomon

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


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