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Mishima, Yukio 1925-1970

Overview
Works: 1,441 works in 6,404 publications in 18 languages and 61,663 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Romance fiction  History  Bildungsromans  Legal fiction (Literature)  Biography  Autobiographies  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Actor, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Editor, Translator, Author of screenplay, Performer, Director, Composer
Classifications: PL833.I7, 895.635
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The temple of the golden pavilion by Yukio Mishima( Book )

219 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 2,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a poor rural priest becomes an acolyte at the Temple of the Golden Pavilion. Mizoguchi had built up an image of ideal beauty in his mind based on this Golden Pavilion; this ideal image causes him to feel disappointed in any supposed form of beauty, even the actual physical Golden Pavilion. He comes under the influence of Kashiwagi, a fellow student with a very bitter view of life
The sound of waves by Yukio Mishima( Book )

330 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 2,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love story of two young people and the obstacles they must overcome living in a strict Japanese fishing village
The sailor who fell from grace with the sea by Yukio Mishima( Book )

178 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores an adolescent's response to his mother's love affair with a handsome visitor to Yokohama
Spring snow by Yukio Mishima( Book )

161 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tokyo, 1912. The closed world of the ancient aristocracy is being breached for the first time by outsiders - rich provincial familes, a new and powerful political and social elite. Kiyoaki has been raised among the elegant Ayakura family - members of the waning aristocracy - but he is not one of them. Coming of age, he is caught up in the tensions between old and new, and his feelings for the exquisite, spirited Satoko, observed from the sidelines by his devoted friend Honda. When Satoko is engaged to a royal prince, Kiyoaki realises the magnitude of his passion
Runaway horses by Yukio Mishima( Book )

93 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Yukio Mishima's Runaway Horses is the second novel in his masterful tetralogy, The Sea of Fertility. Again we encounter Shigekuni Honda, who narrates this epic tale of what he believes are the successive reincarnations of his childhood friend Kiyoaki Matsugae. In 1932, Shigekuni Honda has become a judge in Osaka. Convinced that a young rightist revolutionary, Isao, is the reincarnation of his friend Kiyoaki, Honda commits himself to saving the youth from an untimely death. Isao, driven to patriotic fanaticism by a father who instilled in him the ethos of the ancient samurai, organizes a violent plot against the new industrialists who he believes are usurping the Emperor's rightful power and threatening the very integrity of the nation. Runaway Horses is the chronicle of a conspiracy -- a novel about the roots and nature of Japanese fanaticism in the years that led to war." -- Publisher's description
Forbidden colors by Yukio Mishima( Book )

136 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Tokyo, a young man with homosexual tendecies is paid by a famous writer to humiliate three women who have made the writer unhappy
The decay of the angel by Yukio Mishima( Book )

115 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Yukio Mishima's The Decay of the Angel is the final novel in his masterful tetralogy, The Sea of Fertility. It is the last installment of Shigekuni Honda's pursuit of the successive reincarnations of his childhood friend Kiyoaki Matsugae. It is the late 1960s and Honda, now an aged and wealthy man, once more encounters a person he believes to be a reincarnation of his friend, Kiyoaki -- this time restored to life as a teenage orphan, Tōru. Adopting the boy as his heir, Honda quickly finds that Tōru is a force to be reckoned with. The final novel of this celebrated tetralogy weaves together the dominant themes of the previous three novels in the series: the decay of Japan's courtly tradition; the essence and value of Buddhist philosophy and aesthetics; and, underlying all, Mishima's apocalyptic vision of the modern era."--Publisher's description
The temple of dawn by Yukio Mishima( Book )

109 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Yukio Mishima's The Temple of Dawn is the third novel in his masterful tetralogy, The Sea of Fertility. Here, Shigekuni Honda continues his pursuit of the successive reincarnations of Kiyoaki Matsugae, his childhood friend. Travelling in Thailand in the early 1940s, Shigekuni Honda, now a brilliant lawyer, is granted an audience with a young Thai princess--an encounter that radically alters the course of his life. In spite of all reason, he is convinced she is the reincarnated spirit of his friend Kiyoaki. As Honda goes to great lengths to discover for certain if his theory is correct, The Temple of Dawn becomes the story of one man's obsessive pursuit of a beautiful woman and his equally passionate search for enlightenment." -- Publisher's description
After the banquet by Yukio Mishima( Book )

129 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kazu, a leading figure in the entertainment world, is a woman blazing with vitality. She is the mistress of the Setsugoan Restaurant, a luxurious refuge for leading financiers, politicans, and diplomats
Thirst for love by Yukio Mishima( Book )

160 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's obsessive love for an 18-year-old youth destroys her
Death in midsummer and other stories by Yukio Mishima( Book )

52 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recognized throughout the world for his brilliance as a novelist and playwright, Yukio Mishima is also noted as a master of the short story in his native Japan, where the form is practiced as a major art. Nine of Yukio Mishima’s finest stories were selected by Mishima himself for translation in this book; they represent his extraordinary ability to depict a wide variety of human beings in moments of significance. Often his characters are sophisticated modern Japanese who turn out to be not so liberated from the past as they had thought
Confessions of a mask by Yukio Mishima( Book )

36 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in English and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic of modern Japanese fiction. It is the story of an adolescent who must learn to live with the painful fact that he is unlike other young men. Mishima's protagonist discovers that he is becoming a homosexual in a polite, post-war Japan. To survive, he must live behind a mask of propriety
Sun & steel by Yukio Mishima( Book )

58 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Japan's most important writers offers an intimate look at how he reconciled his life with the creative process, advocating an "active" creativity instead of one that uses words to convey experiences while denying one's own heroic capacities
Five modern nō plays by Yukio Mishima( Book )

83 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese No drama is one of the great art forms that has fascinated people throughout the world
The way of the samurai : Yukio Mishima on Hagakure in modern life by Yukio Mishima( Book )

54 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in 1967, three years before Yukio Mishima's famed ritual suicide, Hagakure, the teachings of a samurai called Yamamoto (1659-1719), became a sort of samurai bible and was, seemingly, the most influential book in Mishima's life. Yamamoto's central perception is contained in the sentence "I found that the way of the samurai is death." He stresses that the samurai must perfect his resolution to die for his lord at any moment, and gives much advice on how he must conduct himself, even down to dealing with servants or stifling a yawn. He also laments, like Mishima after him, the decadence of his times - by which he means the predominance of the chrysanthemum over the sword. This book provides fascinating insights not only into the samurai code, but also into the life and death of Mishima. -- Back cover
Madame de Sade by Yukio Mishima( Book )

63 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play based on fact, about the women in the life of the Marquis de Sade
New writing in Japan by Yukio Mishima( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silk and insight : a novel by Yukio Mishima( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on a strike at a silk plant in 1950s Japan, illustrating the true face of the much-touted Japanese paternalism. The company operated a network of spies and anyone falling ill was fired. The strike led to better working conditions throughout Japan
My friend Hitler and other plays of Mishima Yukio by Yukio Mishima( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rokumeikan ; Backstage essays ; The decline and fall of the Suzaku ; My friend Hitler ; The terrace of the leper King ; The flower of evil: kabuki ; A wonder tale: the moonbow
Mishima : a life in four chapters by Paul Schrader( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On November 25, 1970, a group of self-styled soldiers tried to take over Japan's Eastern Army and failed. Their leader then did what is considered the correct thing by ancient Japanese standards- he committed suicide. This is an overview of that man, Yukio Mashima, one of Japan's finest postwar writers
 
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The temple of the golden pavilion
Alternative Names

controlled identityHiraoka, Kimitake, 1925-1970

Hiraoka, Kimitake.

Hiraoka Kimitake 1925-1970

Hiraoka, Kimiyoshi 1925-1970

Hiraoko, Kimitake 1925-1970

Jukio Mišima

Khiraoka, Kimitakė

Kimitake, Hiraoka

Kimitake, Hiraoka, 1925-1970

Mashima, Yukio

Mischima, Jukio 1925-1970

Mishima

Mishima, 1925-1970

Mishima, I︠U︡kio

Mishima, Yukio

Mishima, Yukio 1925-1970

Mishima Yukio japanischer Schriftsteller und politischer Aktivist

Mishima, Yukio (Pseud. de Kimitake Hiraoka)

Mīshīmā, Yūkīwū

Mīshīmā, Yūkiyū

Misima, Gioukio

Misima, I︠U︡kio

Miśimā, Iukio 1925-1970

Mišima, Jukio

Mišima, Jukio, 1925-1970

Misima Jukio japāņu rakstnieks, aktieris un kinorežisors

Mišima Jukio japonský spisovatel

Misima Yuikio 1925-1970

Misima, Yukio

Mişima, Yukio, 1925-1970

Mīšīmā, Yūkyū, 1925-1970

Samdo, Yugibu 1925-1970

San-tao, Yu-chi-fu

San-tao, Yu-chi-fu 1925-1970

Sandao, Youjifu 1925-1970

Yukio, Mishima

Yukio, Mishima 1925-1970

Yukio Mishima auteur japonais

Yukio Mishima Japanese author

Yukio Mishima Japanese novelist, playwright, poet,, short story writer, essayist

Yukio Mishima japanilainen kirjailija

Yukio Mishima Japans schrijver

Yukio Mishima Japanski pisac i dramatičar

Yukio Mishima japoński pisarz i działacz polityczny

Yukio Mishima pemeran laki-laki asal Jepang

Yukio Mishima scrittore, drammaturgo e saggista giapponese

Yukio Mişima

Γιούκιο Μισίμα

Μισιμα, Γιουκιο

Кимитакэ Хираока 1925-1970

Мисима, Юкио

Мисима, Юкио 1925-1970

Мишима, Юкио

Місіма Юкіо

Хираока 1925-1970 К.

Хираока, Кимитакэ

Юкио Мисима

Юкио Мисима 1925-1970

Юкио Мисима японский писатель и драматург

Юкио Мишима

Юкіа Місіма

Юкіё Місыма

Јукио Мишима

Јукио Мишима јапонски писател, драматург и политички деец

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יוקיו מישימה

مىشيما، يوكيو، 1925-1970

ميشيما, يوكو.

ميشيما, يوكيو

ميشيما، يوكيو، 19251970

يوكيو ميشيما

يوكيو ميشيما، 1925-1970

يوكيو ميشيما، 1925-1970 م

يوكيئو، ميشيما، 1925-1970

يۋكىيو مىيسىيما

یوکیو میشیما

യൂക്കിയോ മിഷിമ പ്രമുഖ ജാപ്പനീസ് സാഹിത്യകാരനാണ് യൂക്കിയോ മിഷിമ എന്ന പേരിലെഴുതിയിരുന്ന കിമികാക ഹിറവോക്ക

มิชิมะ ยุกิโอะ

ມິຊິມະ ຍຸກິໂອະ

ཡུ་ཁྱོ་མི་ཤི་མ།

იუკიო მიშიმა

미시마 유끼오 1925-1970

미시마, 유키오

삼도유기부 1925-1970

평강공위 1925-1970

히라오카 기미타케 1925-1970

ヒラオカ, キミタケ

ヒラオカ, キミタケ‏ 1925-1970

ミシマ, ユキオ

ミシマ, ユキオ 1925-1970

三島, 由紀夫

三島 由紀夫 1925-1970

三島由 紀夫 1925-1970

三島由纪夫 1925-1970

三島由紀夫 日本の作家

平岡, 公威

平岡 公威 1925-1970

平岡公威 1925-1970

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