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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.


(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


(mɪˈʃi mə, ˈmi ʃiˌmɑ)

Yukio (Kimitake Hiraoka), 1925–70, Japanese writer.
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Location: 66 Matsumoto Mishima City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
Emeryville, CA, USA; (5) The National Center for Biotechnology Information, Bethesda, MD, USA; (6) INSERM ERM 206, Marseille, France; (7) Carl Icahn Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA; (8) The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, MD, USA; (9) The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, USA; (10) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA; (11) University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA; (12) DNA Data Bank of Japan, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan; (13) pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, USA; (14) University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
NTT West will solicit 3,000 users of its broadband Internet communications service for participation in the experiment through April, and have them link their PCs with the database of the National Institute of Genetics in Mishima, Shizuoka Prefecture, and offer the machines for use when they are not using them.
As far back as 1984, experiments by Osamu Mishima, then at the National Research Council Canada in Ottawa, and his coworkers had shown that a specific type of amorphous ice appears to alternate between two, solid phases.
Su nombre era Kimitake Hiraoka, pero adopto su seudonimo apenas adolescente, al publicar sus primeros escritos: Mishima es un poblado al pie del volcan Fujiyama y Yukio se refiere a la nieve que corona la cima de aquel monte.
Hashiguchi, whose next project is an adaptation of Mishima Yukio's novel Forbidden Color's, says that the trios usually found in gay films do not turn him on: "There are plenty of movies in Hollywood that are comedies about two gay men and a woman.
His first feature, in 1988, was Urinal (Pissoir for Henry Miller enthusiasts), about Eisenstein, Mishima, Frida Kahlo and other dead artists who are uncannily summoned on a mission to probe the policing of public toilets in Ontario.
Japan took the action in response to the discovery in mid-May of South Korean gill-net fishing gear off Mishima island, Yamaguchi Prefecture, in western Japan.
Having failed to qualify physically for military service in World War II, Mishima worked in a Tokyo factory and after the war studied law at the University of Tokyo.
Pinguet's scholarly discipline, if any, is not revealed, either there or in the text itself, which is a rambling disquisition that encompasses mythical and literary Greco-Roman and Christian commentary on suicide, more recent European views, bits of sociological thought and statistics, odds and ends of information from elsewhere in the world, and a historical survey of suicide and related phenomena in Japan that extends from the age of the gods to the death of Mishima Yukio.
Yet little notice has been taken of this tremendous heritage in the West -- aside from the campy prima donna Mishima -- and this dictionary is one more effort to remedy the situation.
1) This event became the subject of Mishima Yukio's 1956 novel Kinkakuji (The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, hereafter Temple), which retells the destruction of the temple from the retrospective viewpoint of an invented arsonist named Mizoguchi, who is "pursued by the idee fixe of beauty" (Nakamura 306).