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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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Unsolicited oldies

By accident I just realized I started another blog in 2010, called Unsolicited Solicitations. Lol. Oh boy. So I’m just transcribing a few posts here for my own amusement. 1,010 more words

I'm Reading Fiction these days

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

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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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What Things Are Worth: Books

I WAS DUPED.

I was misled. I was taken by hand down the primrose path, and dumped at the end of it with piles of pages and boxes of books, volume upon volume and tome upon tome: so many  that I can no longer carry them without causing a debilitating flare-up of my sciatica, which, alas, renders me useless for just about every activity, except reading. 885 more words

Things From My Personal Life That You Probably Don't--and Shouldn't--give A Shit About.