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 (mĭ-shē′mə, mē′shē-mä′), Yukio Originally Kimitake Hiraoka. 1925-1970.
Japanese author best known for The Sea of Fertility (1964-1970), a tetralogy which explores the development of modern Japanese ideals.
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(Biography) Yukio (ˈjuːkɪəʊ). 1925–70, Japanese novelist and short-story writer, whose works reflect a preoccupation with homosexuality and death. He committed harakiri in protest at the decline of traditional Japanese values
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(mɪˈʃi mə, ˈmi ʃiˌmɑ)

Yukio (Kimitake Hiraoka), 1925–70, Japanese writer.
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