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Metals with Breath Put into Them

‘IRON IN NATURE.—You all probably know that the ochreous stain, which, perhaps, is often thought to spoil the basin of your spring, is iron in a state of rust: and when you see rusty iron in other places you generally think, not only that it spoils the places it stains, but that it is spoiled itself—that rusty iron is spoiled iron. 1,509 more words

How the Imposition of Firm and Impersonal Rules and Regulations is Reflected

‘The steel faithfully taught me the correspondence between the spirit and the body: thus feeble emotions, it seemed to me, corresponded to flaccid muscles, sentimentality to a sagging stomach, and overimpressionability to an oversensitive, white skin. 221 more words

The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima

He heard the sound of waves striking the shore, and it was as though the surging of his young blood was keeping time with the movement of the sea’s great tides.

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Zornige Romantik - Teil V


“Black Metal” als lebendiger und autonomer Ausdruck europäischer Musikkultur im 21. Jahrhundert ⇒ Teil I   ⇒ Teil II   ⇒Teil III   ⇒Teil IV 1,566 more words

Conversation between Yukio Mishima and John Bester

A tape recording of a conversation with novelist Yukio Mishima (1925-70) has been found in which he talked about his view of literature and life and death about nine months before he committed suicide by disembowelment. — The Japan News

Philosophical Literature

Rating the Anime of Fall 2016, Part 2

(Here is the second part of my fall 2016 review.  Enjoy!)

3) Izetta: the Last Witch – ★★★★

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Mishima and Bowie

To mark two close but significant Bowie dates (8th and 10th January) once again check out Chris O’Leary’s terrific Pushing Ahead of the Dame “Tulmudic”-like blog. 90 more words

Philosophical Literature