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Mishima

(mē`shēmä), city (1990 pop. 105,418), Shizuoka prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. It is a hot-spring resort, a transportation hub, and a center for dairy processing and mechanical, textile, and paper industries. It is noted for its Mishima (Shinto) shrine and Rakujuen Park.

Mishima

Yukio . 1925--70, Japanese novelist and short- story writer, whose works reflect a preoccupation with homosexuality and death. He committed harakiri in protest at the decline of traditional Japanese values
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In addition, the development and production functions of its Mishima factory, Okayama Development Center, Omron Okayama Co.
If so, the transition that Mishima observed between the amorphous ice phases may also occur in supercooled water.
Mishima pergeno sus primeras obritas a los 6 anos de edad, para disgusto de su padre, que veia mal las inclinaciones librescas del hijo.
In addition to novels, short stories, and essays, Mishima also wrote plays in the form of the Japanese No^O, producing reworked and modernized versions of the traditional stories.
The intermittent doses of grotesquerie, bizarrerie and obscenity are no worse than in Mishima, and are at least presented without the nauseating sugar coat of homoerotic kitsch which Lewell finds palatable in Mishima's case.
The uniqueness of the two novels by Mishima and Boll lies not in their subject matter, but in their attitude toward their protagonists' deliberate violence against historical monuments.
If he reserves a degree of admiration for Tanizaki's ironic conquest of an exploded and dissipating community, Miyoshi directs an acknowledgement at Mishima Yukio's meta-fascistic project which is at once disgusted and amused.
Novelist and onetime Marxist, friend and sometime mentor to Yukio Mishima, Fusao Hayashi (1903-1905) is a case in point.
Mishima, Yukio (pen name of Kimitake Hiraoka, 1925 - 1970)
Shizuru must utilize her portable terminal suit to defeat the terrorists and their leader Ruiki Mishima.
The play is about the life and death of controversial Japanese modern writer and patriot Yukio Mishima (1925-1970).