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Confessions of a Mask Review

Author: Yukio Mishima.

Publisher: Penguin Modern Classics.

Published: 1949/ 2017.

Rating: 8/10. 270 more words


Top 10 Favorite Books Ever!!

One day at work, dying of boredom when really I should be working, I thought about my favorite books, books that I would swear by if I ever got dragged into an underground, prove-your-bookworm-dedication cult. 1,219 more words


The Metaphysics of Pain and the Language of the Body


“Pain is one of the keys to unlock man’s innermost being as well as the world. Whenever one approaches the points where man proves himself to be equal or superior to pain, one gains access to the sources of his power and the secret hidden behind his dominion.

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When saints go pin-ups. Sebastian, cet obscure objet du désir. Guido Reni, Yukio Mishima, Eikoh Hosoe and Derek Jarman

Originally published on Yogurt Magazine

In a famous fragment from Yukio Mishima’s ‘Confessions of a Mask’, the alter-ego character Koshan has his first erotic impulse while looking at a reproduction of ‘Saint Sebastian’ by Guido Reni:  508 more words

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Thinking and Internal Conversation in the Networking Age

One of the first major documents of sociology is Emile Durkheim’s Suicide, a book that highlights the social determinants of self-annihilation, a seemingly profoundly private act. 14,535 more words