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Birth Name: Kimitake Hiraoka

Born: 14 January 1925 Died: 25 November 1970

Country of origin: Japan


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Description: Japanese author, poet, playwright, actor, model, film director, imperialist, Shintoist, nationalist, and founder of the Tatenokai (楯の会, "Shield Society"). Mishima is considered one of the most important Japanese authors of the 20th century. He was considered for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1968, but the award went to his countryman and benefactor Yasunari Kawabata. His works include the novels Confessions of a Mask (仮面の告白, Kamen no kokuhaku) and The Temple of the Golden Pavilion (金閣寺, Kinkakuji) as well as the autobiographical essay "Sun and Steel" (太陽と鉄, Taiyo to tetsu). Mi ... (more)
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Writers Who Committed Suicide (26 person items)

"Mishima was a nationalist who founded his own right-wing militia “Tatenokai.” He visited the Tokyo headquarters of the Eastern Command of Japan's Self-Defense Forces with this group, and they took hostage the commander and declared their demands. After his speech failed to inspire the soldiers, he returned to the office and committed seppuku (Japanese ritual suicide by disembowelment ). A Tatenokai member, Hiroyasu Koga, beheaded him to complete the ritual…"


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"“Perfect purity is possible if you turn your life into a line of poetry written with a splash of blood.” ― Yukio Mishima, Runaway Horses “If we look on idly, heaven and earth will never be joined. To join heaven and earth, some decisive deed of purity is necessary. To accomplish so resolute an action, you have to stake your life, giving no thought to personal gain or loss. You have to turn into a dragon and stir up a whirlwind, tear the dark, brooding clouds asunder and soar up into th"


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