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The temple of the golden pavilion.

Author: Yukio Mishima
Publisher: New York, Knopf, 1959.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mishima, Yukio, 1925-1970.
Temple of the golden pavilion.
New York, Knopf, 1959
(OCoLC)572272206
Online version:
Mishima, Yukio, 1925-1970.
Temple of the golden pavilion.
New York, Knopf, 1959
(OCoLC)609118776
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yukio Mishima
OCLC Number: 242040
Description: 262 pages illustrations 22 cm
Other Titles: Kinkakuji.
Responsibility: Translated by Ivan Morris. Introd. by Nancy Wilson Ross. Drawings by Fumi Komatsu.

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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.

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