Yukio Mishima
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Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 1 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Features

Yukio Mishima, of Love and Death
21 Aug 2008 // 6:00 PM

Death and sex were verboten, and Mishima took it upon himself to be a virtuosic provocateur; part passionate expressive modernist, part fervent traditionalist.

//Columns

Selling Japan: How Much Is a Nation's Culture Worth?
2 Feb 2014 // 9:30 PM

Via the billion-dollar Cool Japan Fund Inc, Japan is aiming to become one of the world's dominant culture forces. But can a national culture be commodified so easily?

//Reviews

The Stories In 'Acts of Worship' Feel Like Practice Runs for Better Things to Come
25 Jul 2010 // 4:59 PM

This is an erratic arrangement of tales that merely offers glimpses into Yukio Mishima’s later greatness as a novelist.

//Blogs

'Forbidden Colors' Shades of Conformity, Manipulation, Shallowness, Infidelity and Revenge
21 Sep 2010 // 6:00 AM

The characters throughout are, for the most part, miserable, with the gay characters the most miserable of all.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Eye of Lenzi: "Gang War in Milan" and "Spasmo"

// Short Ends and Leader

"Two wide and handsome Italian thrillers of the 1970s.

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