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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English


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Bibliography: p. 333-336.

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LC ClassificationsPL833.I7 Z874
The Physical Object
Pagination344 p.
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24860724M
ISBN 100374186200
LC Control Number74004192


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The Life And Death Of Yukio Mishima by Henry Scott Stokes is a good companion to John Nathan's biography, which focuses more on Mishima's early life. Stokes spends a lot of time on Mishima's politics and last years/5. The Life and Death of Yukio Mishima is, simply put, a definitive biography.

Henry Scott Stokes knew the author about as well as anyone could. He accompanied Mishima and the members of the Shield Society to cover exercises the military group (formed by Mishima) carried out at Mt.

Fuji in and knew him from until his suicide by hara-kiri Cited by: The Life and Death of Yukio Mishima is, simply put, a definitive biography. Henry Scott Stokes knew the author about as well as anyone could. He accompanied Mishima and the members of the Shield Society to cover exercises the military group (formed by Mishima) carried out at Mt.

Fuji in and knew him from until his suicide by hara-kiri /5(21). The Life and Death of Yukio Mishima is, simply put, a definitive biography. Henry Scott Stokes knew the author about as well as anyone could.

He accompanied Mishima and the members of the Shield Society to cover exercises the military group (formed by Mishima) carried out at Mt. Fuji in and knew him from until his suicide by hara-kiri /5. The book gives you a glimpse of who he was, and whom he inspired to be, his issues with his homosexuality, and criticism, and his obsession with death, blood, and the divine.

“The life and death of Yukio Mishima” helps explain a great deal about his books, which can be difficult to read and at times perverse and gruesome.

A must read!/5(21). The Life and Death of Yukio Mishima is, simply put, a definitive biography. Henry Scott Stokes knew the author about as well as anyone could.

He accompanied Mishima and the members of the Shield Society to cover exercises the military group (formed by Mishima) carried out at Mt. Fuji in and knew him from until his suicide by hara-kiri /5(5). Novelist, playwright, film actor, martial artist, and political commentator, Yukio Mishima () was arguably the most famous person in Japan at the time of his death.

Henry Scott Stokes, one of Mishima's closest friends, was the only non-Japanese allowed to attend the trial of the men involved in Mishima's spectacular suicide. In this insightful and empathetic look at the /5(2). Yukio Mishima: Life, Death, Hara Kiri and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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Mishima Yukio, pseudonym of Hiraoka Kimitake, (born JanuTokyo, Japan—died NovemTokyo), prolific writer who is regarded by many critics as the most important Japanese novelist of the 20th century. Mishima was the son of a high civil servant and attended the aristocratic Peers School in Tokyo.

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The book gives you a glimpse of who he was, and whom he inspired to be, his issues with his homosexuality, and criticism, and his obsession with death, blood, and the divine. “The life and death of Yukio Mishima” helps explain a great deal about his books, which can be difficult to read and at times perverse and gruesome.

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Yukio Mishima, born Kimitake Hiraoka (; Yukio Mishima was his pen name) was the author of some 40 novels, as well as numerous plays (including in the traditional Noh and Kabuki styles), books of short stories and also acted in and directed several films.

The book gives you a glimpse of who he was, and whom he inspired to be, his issues with his homosexuality, and criticism, and his obsession with death, blood, and the divine.

“The life and death of Yukio Mishima” helps explain a great deal about his books, which can be difficult to read and at times perverse and gruesome. A must read!/5(14). The life and death of Yukio Mishima. [Henry Scott-Stokes] Home.

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[The first chapter opens with Mishima's celebrated suicide (seppuku). One is reminded of scenes from the movie by Paul Schrader, Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters.] Yukio Mishima rose early on the morning of Novem He shaved slowly and carefully. This was to be his death face. There must be no unsightly blemishes.

Mishima, a body-builder, died at forty-five when his body was still ""beautiful,"" a gift for the Emperor. Scott-Stokes, while offering an intimate account of Mishima training his troops on Mt. Fuji, doesn't get particularly far in his analyses: lots of talk about death, blood, purity, the aesthetics of the tragic hero, and so on.

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Yukio Mishima, a pen name of Kimitake Hiraoka, was one of the most influential Japanese writers of the 20th century and was considered for the Nobel Prize three times.

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Mishima, perhaps post-war Japan's most internationally famous author and writer of such works as Confession of a Mask, The Golden Pavilion, and The Sound of Waves, lived a fascinating but somewhat disturbing life.I think the fact that he became more and more right-wing and extremist in his views as he aged would already make for a controversial figure, but the.

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5, words. When Yukio Mishima arose on the morning of November 25th, he knew that it would be his last day on Earth. It was the deadline for completion of his novel, The Decay of the Angel, the fourth book in his tetralogy, The Sea of placed the completed manuscript, sealed in an envelope addressed to his publisher, on a table.

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Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on Novem SIMILAR ITEMS Pages:. Yukio Mishima and his wife, Yoko Sugiyama, exchanged wedding vows on Jand went on to have two children together, daughter Noriko (born June 2, ) and son Iichiro (May 2, ).

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By. Gareth Watkins. Published. But then Yukio Mishima had a darker side: tormented in his youth by a disturbed grandmother with aristocratic pretensions, shamed by his overbearing father into hiding his early work, possibly closeted or bisexual, partly the model of Japan’s westernised post-war.