Mishima Yukio


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Two celebrities, Mishima Yukio and Misora Hibari, regardless of their own sexual orientation, used their performances in the media to inspire and encourage homosexuals to express their desires and thus led "the opening of the public sphere for homo" (p.
JIKETSU NO HI: MISHIMA YUKIO TO WAKAMONOTACHI Japan
A los intelectuales japoneses de entonces les intereso mucho su obra, y estaba Mishima Yukio entre ellos.
For example, chapters include a thoughtful discussion by Alan Tansman of methods to teaching trauma and catastrophe in the classroom, a study of the sublime in works by author Mishima Yukio, tenko (ideological conversion) literature, the ways in which film may work through trauma (Takahata's cinematic adaption of Grave of the Fireflies), how postwar generations have framed trauma in literature (Medoruma Shun's Tales of War), and approaches to documenting the aftermath of the atomic bombings in photography and literature.
He mentions two more writers of lesser qualification--Dazai Osamu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1909-48) and Mishima Yukio [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1925-70)--and he concludes that he is unable to decide on "a good candidate for tenth place" (xxxvi).
Sean Somers uses the works of Shusaku Endo and Mishima Yukio to suggest that Christianity must not confine itself to particular cultural lenses.
A translator of modern Japanese literature into Polish, she has published more than ten translations of novels, stories, and plays by Murakami Haruki, Mishima Yukio, Yoshimoto Banana, and others.
Allocating a chapter each--sometimes two chapters--to the works of Kawabata Yasunari, Murakami Haruki, Furui Yoshikichi, Mishima Yukio, Natsume Soseki, Oe Kenzaburo, and Kobayashi Hideo, he discusses the various temptations inscribed in them and attempts to delineate the fundamental features of what he calls "discourses of seduction.
The authors represented include Kanai Mieko, Kurosawa Akira and Mishima Yukio.
A manuscript of an unpublished story written by the late Yukio Mishima has been found in the author's collection of writings at his memorial museum in the village of Yamanakako, Yamanashi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.
This perspective was summed up clearly by another journalist, Mishima Yukio, who wrote twenty years after the war that the black market was "one of the unmistakable points of origin for postwar peoples' history.
Shiga has not received the same attention as his contemporaries Akutagawa Ryunosuke and Tanizaki Jun'ichiro - although Shiga lived thirty-four years longer, his last and most important writing was the one novel-length work, A Dark Night's Passing (An'ya koro) in 1937 - let alone more recent figures such as Nobel laureates Kawabata Yasunari and Oe Kenzaburo as well as Mishima Yukio.