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Mi·shi·ma

 (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.

Mishima

(ˈmɪʃɪmə)
n
(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

Mi•shi•ma

(mɪˈʃi mə, ˈmi ʃiˌmɑ)

n.
Yukio (Kimitake Hiraoka), 1925–70, Japanese writer.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mishima, Yukio. The Way of the Samurai: Yukio Mishima on Hagakure in Modern Life.
Mishima, Yukio (pen name of Kimitake Hiraoka, 1925 - 1970)
Sea of Fertility, The Four-part epic novel by Mishima, Yukio, published in Japanese in 1965-70 as Ho^Ojo^O no umi and widely regarded as his most lasting achievement.