Yukio Mishima Summary

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  • 3 Biographies
  • 16 Literature Criticisms
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Biographies (3)

6,708 words, approx. 23 pages
More than two decades after his death, Mishima Yukio is arguably still the most famous writer modern Japan has produced. The reasons for this fame are both complex and controversial. His critics may s... Read more
751 words, approx. 3 pages
Yukio Mishima (1925-1970) was a Japanese novelist and playwright. He wrote in a multitude of styles, from ornate to plain, and dealt with a variety of subjects drawn from both literary sources and con... Read more
3,991 words, approx. 14 pages
Life magazine once called Yukio Mishima "the Japanese Hemingway," while Japan's first Nobel laureate, Yasunari Kawabata, "declared that a `writer of his caliber appears only once every 200 or 300 year... Read more