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Yukio Mishima
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Yukio Mishima

Damian Flanagan

In his radically new analysis of an extraordinary life, Damian Flanagan moves away from the stereotypical depiction of Mishima as a right-wing nationalist and aesthete and presents him as a man utterly obsessed with time -...

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The Life and Death of Yukio Mishima
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The Life and Death of Yukio Mishima

Henry Scott Stokes

This incisive biography begins withthe spectacularly tragic last day of the militant Japanese novelist, perhaps best known for his monumental four-book masterpiece The Sea of Fertility.

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The Temple of Dawn
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The Temple of Dawn

Yukio Mishima

Honda, a brilliant lawyer and man of reason, is called to Bangkok on legal business, where he is granted an audience with a young Thai princess - an encounter that radically alters the course of his life.

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The Decay of the Angel
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The Decay of the Angel

Yukio Mishima

Honda, now an aged and wealthy man, discovers and adopts a sixteen-year-old orphan, Toru, as his heir, identifying him with the tragic protagonists of the three previous novels, each of whom died at the age of twenty. Honda raises...

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Runaway Horses
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Runaway Horses

Yukio Mishima

Isao is a young, engaging patriot, and a fanatical believer in the ancient samurai ethos. He turns terrorist, organising a violent plot against the new industrialists, who he believes are threatening the integrity of Japan and...

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The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
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The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

Yukio Mishima

Because of the boyhood trauma of seeing his mother make love to another man in the presence of his dying father, Mizoguchi becomes a hopeless stutterer. Taunted by his schoolmates, he feels utterly alone untill he becomes an...

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Patriotism
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Patriotism

Yukio Mishima, Geoffrey W. Sargent

One of the most powerful short stories ever written: Yukio Mishima's masterpiece about the erotics of patriotism and honor, love and suicide.

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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea
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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea

Yukio Mishima

A band of savage 13-year-old boys reject the adult world as hypocritical and sentimental, and train themselves in a brutal callousness. When the mother of one of them begins an affair with a ship's officer, he and his friends...

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Confessions of a Mask
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Confessions of a Mask

Yukio Mishima, Meredith Weatherby

The story of a man coming to terms with his homosexuality in traditional Japanese society has become a modern classic.

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Thirst for Love
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Thirst for Love

Yukio Mishima

After the early death of her philandering husband, Etsuko moves into her father-in-law's house, where she numbly submits to the old man's advances. But soon she finds herself in love with the young servant Saburo. Tormented by his...

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Spring Snow
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Spring Snow

Yukio Mishima

Tokyo, 1912. The closed world of the ancient aristocracy is being breached for the first time by outsiders - provincial families, a political and social elite. Kiyoaki has been raised among the Ayakura family - members of the...

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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea
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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea

Yukio Mishima

A band of savage 13-year-old boys reject the adult world as hypocritical and sentimental, and train themselves in a brutal callousness. When the mother of one of them begins an affair with a ship's officer, he and his friends...

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The Madness and Perversion of Yukio Mishima
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The Madness and Perversion of Yukio Mishima

Jerry Piven

An intriguing psychological study of one of Japan's most infamous literary figures, Mishima--a prolific writer who disemboweled himself at what might have been the height of his creativity.

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The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
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The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

Yukio Mishima, Donald Keene (Emeritus Professor of Japanese Literature, Columbia University, New York, USA), Ivan Morris

Bringing together Mishima's preoccupations with violence, desire, religious life and the history of Japan, this novel is based on an actual incident, the burning of a celebrated temple. The novel is a meditation on the state of...

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Deadly Dialectics: Sex, Violence and Nihilism in the World of Yukio Mishima
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Deadly Dialectics: Sex, Violence and Nihilism in the World of Yukio Mishima

Roy Starrs

This study gives an account of Mishima's intellectual background and thought processes. Treating his major works as philosophical novels in the context of the German tradition, Starrs aims to show the reaction and relation between...

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Escape from the Wasteland: Romanticism and Realism in the Fiction of Mishima Yukio and Oe Kenzaburo
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Escape from the Wasteland: Romanticism and Realism in the Fiction of Mishima Yukio and Oe Kenzaburo

Napier, Susan

This work looks at the similarities and dissimilarities in the work of Mishima Yukio and Oe Kenzaburo, two writers of radically different political persuasions. It puts the writers' work in the perspective of postwar Japanese...

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My Friend Hitler: And Other Plays
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My Friend Hitler: And Other Plays

Yukio Mishima, Hiroaki Sato

Mishima (1925-70) wrote four of the five plays selected were during his last three years, and though Sato did not have a theme in mind, he finds that they all relate to the Japanese playwright's theology, an amalgam of the...

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Silk and Insight: A Novel
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Silk and Insight: A Novel

Yukio Mishima, Frank Gibney, Hiro Sato

This is a tale based on the strike which took place in the mid-1950s at Omi Kenshi, a silk manufacturer not far from Tokyo. The events described reflect the management / labour tensions of the period and the book is a piece of...

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Silk and Insight: A Novel
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Silk and Insight: A Novel

Yukio Mishima, Frank Gibney, Hiro Sato

This is a tale based on the strike which took place in the mid-1950s at Omi Kenshi, a silk manufacturer not far from Tokyo. The events described reflect the management / labour tensions of the period and is a piece of social...

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Temple of the Golden Pavillion
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Temple of the Golden Pavillion

Yukio Mishima

A hopeless stutterer, taunted by his schoolmates, Mizoguchi feels utterly alone until he becomes an acolyte at a famous temple in Kyoto. But he quickly becomes obsessed with the temple's beauty, and cannot live in peace as long as...

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Spring Snow
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Spring Snow

Yukio Mishima

Spring Snow is set in Tokyo in 1912, when the hermetic world of the Imperial court and the ancient aristocracy is being breached for the first time by outsiders. First in the acclaimed Sea of Fertility tetralogy.

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Five Modern No Plays
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Five Modern No Plays

Yukio Mishima, Professor Donald Keene

The classic Japanese No drama is one of the great art forms. Mishima has infused new life into the form by adopting it for plays that preserve the style and inner spirit of No while at the same time creating dramas that are...

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Death in Midsummer: And Other Stories
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Death in Midsummer: And Other Stories

Yukio Mishima

Recognized throughout the world for his brilliance as a novelist and playwright, Yukio Mishima is also noted as a master of the short story in his native Japan, where the form is practiced as a major art.

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The Temple of the Golden Pavillion
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The Temple of the Golden Pavillion

Yukio Mishima

A hopeless stutterer, taunted by his schoolmates, Mizoguchi feels utterly alone until he becomes an acolyte at a famous temple in Kyoto. But he quickly becomes obsessed with the temple's beauty, and cannot live in peace as long as...

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Une Soif D'Amour
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Une Soif D'Amour

Yukio Mishima

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My Friend Hitler: And Other Plays
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My Friend Hitler: And Other Plays

Yukio Mishima, Hiroaki Sato

Mishima (1925-70) wrote four of the five plays selected were during his last three years, and though Sato did not have a theme in mind, he finds that they all relate to the Japanese playwright's theology, an amalgam of the...

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Correspondance
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Correspondance

Yasunari Kawabata, Yukio Mishima

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Papillon
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Papillon

Yukio Mishima

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La Mer De Fertilite 1 - Neige De Printemps
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La Mer De Fertilite 1 - Neige De Printemps

Yukio Mishima

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La Mer De Fertilite 4 - L'Ange En Decomposition
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La Mer De Fertilite 4 - L'Ange En Decomposition

Yukio Mishima

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La Musique
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La Musique

Yukio Mishima

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Une Matinee D'Amour Pur: Nouvelles
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Une Matinee D'Amour Pur: Nouvelles

Yukio Mishima

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Martyre
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Martyre

Yukio Mishima

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