Mishima Yukio

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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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Lewis, Madeleine L'Engle, and Walter Miller); Canadian fiction (Hugh Hood and Alice Munro); twentieth-century American fiction and autobiography (Thomas Merton, Toni Morrison, and Annie Dillard); Japanese fiction and drama (Shusaku Endo and Mishima Yukio), and postmodern fiction and theory (Anne Karpf, Emmanuel Levinas, Jean-Francois Lyotard, and Jacques Derrida).
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A manuscript of an unpublished story written by the late Yukio Mishima has been found in the author's collection of writings at his memorial museum in the village of Yamanakako, Yamanashi Prefecture, officials at the Mishima Yukio Museum said Thursday.