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Literary (Google) Map of Japan

This is nice: a literary map of Japan compiled by My Maps user, DeesOnSkis. The map is by no means comprehensive, but it does include a fair sized selection of literary sites. 68 more words

Tokyo

In which I wonder... just why *is* my memory so hopeless?????

You might wonder what prompted that thought – and I’ve never prided myself on having a particularly great memory – but the story goes like this! 366 more words

A BELEZA E A MORTE DE YUKIO MISHIMA

Vez ou outra nos deparamos com pessoas aficionadas por algum ideal e nos perguntamos até onde esse indivíduo pode ir para satisfazer sua paixão. Hoje vou falar sobre… 467 more words

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Reading a book by Yukio Mishima

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Mishima’s writing is austere in that it is simple, unadorned, unembellished and restrained. 335 more words

Detoxing

18 Yukio Mishima Quotes About Life And Writing To Challenge Your Everyday Beliefs

True beauty is something that attacks, overpowers, robs, and finally destroys. 611 more words

Yukio Mishima on Romaji

“Romaji is awful,” Mr. Mishima said flatly.

“The visual effect of a Chinese character is very important.” He slashed out the rounded, multi-stemmed character for “rose,” and looked at it admiringly.

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BBC Arena: The Strange Case of Yukio Mishima

Selected Works by Yukio Mishima:

  • Confessions of a Mask (1949),
  • Thirst for Love (1950),
  • The Sound of Waves (1954) (winner of the Shincho Prize),
  • Five Modern Noh Plays…
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1980s