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About 19 results for "yukio mishima"

Mishima's weakling in a world of military machismo in Confessions of a Mask
Japan Times

Mishima's weakling in a world of military machismo in Confessi...

Confessions of a Mask is Yukio Mishima's second novel, published in 1949. Confessions of a Mask, by Yukio Mishima Translated by Meredith Weatherby 256 pages. TUTTLE, Fiction. The novel hinges on the painful balance between the main ... Japan Times, 1 month ago
Mishima's notes for 1964 Olympic reports found The Japan News, 2 months ago

Dream of the Red Chamber's enduring legacy

Chinese VIEWS AS a pillar of early-modern Chinese fiction, the Dream of the Red Chamber (also sometimes known as Dream of the Red Mansion and Story of the Stone in English translations, but henceforward referred to as the Red Chamber) by Cao ...
 Shanghai Daily5 days ago

Obituary / Chokitsu Kurumatani / Novelist

The Yomiuri Shimbun Award-winning novelist Chokitsu Kurumatani died Sunday. He was 69. Born in Hyogo Prefecture, Kurumatani won many awards, including the Mishima Yukio Prize for Shiotsubo no Saji (Spoon of the salt pot), which he released at 47 ...
 The Japan News6 days ago

Ao no Ran is a riproaring rhapsody in blue

Ao no Ran is the latest in the popular Geki×Cine series. To cut a long story short, Geki×Cine is a filmed stage production, but one done so meticulously that not a single moment of relevance or emotion is lost in the translating process. What ...
 Japan Times1 week ago

Learn scientific relaxation on Mie's literary island / Cool water, salt air soothe tired bodies

The Yomiuri Shimbun TOBA, Mie — The municipal government of Toba, Mie Prefecture, has begun this fiscal year to promote a health-oriented tour to Kamishima island (See below) in the city, as staying on a remote island can help you relax physically ...
 The Japan News1 week ago

Sawaki Kōdō, Zen and Wartime Japan: Final Pieces of the Puzzle 沢木興道、禅宗、そして戦時下日本 パズルの最後のピース

An earlier article posted at The Asia-Pacific Journal entitled Zen Masters on the Battlefield (available here) sparked a heated online debate extending over a series of articles concerning the wartime role of Sōtō Zen Master Sawaki Kōdō ...
 Japan Focus2 weeks ago
Japan Focus

Illusions of Self: The Life and Poetry of Ishikawa Takuboku 幻想の自己 石川啄木の生涯と短歌

Ishikawa Takuboku and Horiai Setsuko after their engagement in 1904. Courtesy of the Ishikawa Takuboku Memorial Museum. The society of Ishikawa Takuboku's era was in dramatic political flux, and its complex issues became his personal obsessions.
 Japan Focus2 weeks ago

Japanese ballerina Momoko Tani dies at 94

Momoko Tani performs in "The Red Shoes" in 1950. (Mainichi) Japan's ballet pioneer Momoko Tani died of sepsis on April 26 at a hospital in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture. She was 94 years old. Tani (her real last name is Ueda) was born in Himeji, ...
 Mainichi Daily News4 weeks ago

Creativity and mental disorder: Urdu poets and writers who committed suicide

It is generally assumed that creative people have a marked tendency to suffer from mental disorders. Modern research supports the popular idea that connects mental illness with creativity. A study carried out at Iowa Writers Workshop in 2005 ...
 DAWN Group4 weeks ago
Japan Times

Banana Yoshimoto's magical realist rumination on life and death

Amrita, a Sanskrit word that literally means immortality, is the name of Banana Yoshimoto's strange 1994 novel. It's an essentially plotless tale, but deeply affecting in its blend of ennui and hope. Amrita, by Banana Yoshimoto Translated by ...
 Japan Times1 month ago
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