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Mishima: A Vision of the Void
     

Mishima: A Vision of the Void

by Alberto Manguel, Marguerite Yourcenar
 

ISBN-10: 0226965325

ISBN-13: 9780226965321

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

On November 25, 1970, Japan's most renowned postwar novelist, Yukio Mishima, stunned the world by committing ritual suicide. Here, Marguerite Yourcenar, a brilliant reader of Mishima and a scholar with an eye for the cultural roles of fiction, unravels the author's life and politics: his affection for Western culture, his family and his homosexuality, his

Overview

On November 25, 1970, Japan's most renowned postwar novelist, Yukio Mishima, stunned the world by committing ritual suicide. Here, Marguerite Yourcenar, a brilliant reader of Mishima and a scholar with an eye for the cultural roles of fiction, unravels the author's life and politics: his affection for Western culture, his family and his homosexuality, his brilliant writings, and his carefully premeditated death.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226965321
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
1
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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