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Yukio Mishima (1925 – 1970)

Nationality: Japanese Periods: Japanese: 1945-

Regarded by many as the most important 20th century Japaese novelist

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Confessions of a Mask

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Everyone in Japan Has Heard of Him
‘This New York Times Magazine profile, written about three months before his suicide, portrays Mishima as the preeminent author in Japan, although something of an anachronism.”
Contains: Extensive Bio
Author: Philip Shabecoff
From: The New York Times Magazine August 2, 1970
The Mishima Yukio Cyber Museum
‘The Cyber Museum is produced in an effort to introduce the world renowned writer and his remarkable works to as many people as possible.”
Contains: Extensive Bio, Timeline, Works List
Author: The Mishima Yukio Museum

Other sites about Yukio Mishima

Featured Author: Yukio Mishima
“News and Reviews From the Archives of The New York Times.”
Contains: Commentary
From: The New York Times on the Web
How to Write in Japanese
“Robert Trumbull talks with Mishima about writing in Kanji, the intricate Chinese characters or ideograms in which the Japanese write most of their language, and the difficulties in publishing and translating Japanese literature.”
Contains: Interview
Author: Robert Trumbull
From: The New York Times September 19, 1965

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013