To give readers a glimpse into Akutagawa’s strange, beautiful, highly visual world, we have paired excerpts from the masterful stories contained in this new collection with classic examples of Japan’s most enduringly popular art form—the colourful woodblock prints known as ukiyo-e and their descendent the shin-hanga. As subtle and arresting as the stories told, here are our five views of Akutagawa’s Japan.
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