Questions tagged [the-life-of-a-fool]

Questions about 'The Life of a Fool' or 'A Fool's Life' (Japanese: 或阿呆の一生 Aru Ahō no Isshō, 1927) by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa. Use with the tags [ryunosuke-akutagawa] and [japanese-literature].

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What is the meaning of Akutagawa's reference to a centaur?

The following is an excerpt of Ryūnosuke Akutagawa's novel The life of a fool: He read a book by Anatole France, his head propped up by a pillow of skepticism exuding a rosy fragrance; the presence ...
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