Yukio Mishima
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Yukio Mishima, of Love and Death
21 Aug 2008 // 5:00 PM

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


Selling Japan: How Much Is a Nation's Culture Worth?
2 Feb 2014 // 8:30 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?


The Stories In 'Acts of Worship' Feel Like Practice Runs for Better Things to Come
25 Jul 2010 // 3:59 PM

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


'Forbidden Colors' Shades of Conformity, Manipulation, Shallowness, Infidelity and Revenge
21 Sep 2010 // 5:00 AM

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

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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