Thursday, August 21 2008
Death and sex were verboten, and Mishima took it upon himself to be a virtuosic provocateur; part passionate expressive modernist, part fervent traditionalist.
Sunday, February 2 2014
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?
Sunday, July 25 2010
This is an erratic arrangement of tales that merely offers glimpses into Yukio Mishima’s later greatness as a novelist.
Tuesday, September 21 2010
The characters throughout are, for the most part, miserable, with the gay characters the most miserable of all.