Swaddling Clothes Summary
Yukio Mishima

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Swaddling Clothes Summary

Yukio Mishima's "Swaddling Clothes" was first published in Japan in 1955 in the highbrow literary journal Bungei. Its first English language publication appeared in Today's Japan, 1960, translated by Ivan Morris. The original Japanese title, "Shinbun-gami" simply means "newspapers" and the story's standard English title is an interpretive translation by Morris. It has since been included in several English translations of Mishima's work such as Death in Midsummer and Other Stories (1966). By 1955, Mishima was already a...

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