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The temple of the golden pavilion.

Yukio Mishima

The temple of the golden pavilion.

by Yukio Mishima

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Published by C. E. Tuttle in Rutland, Vt .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesUNESCO collection of representative works. Japanese series.
StatementTranslated by Ivan Morris. Introd. by Nancy Wilson Ross. Drawings by Fumi Komatsu.
ContributionsMorris, Ivan I.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 262 p.
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22960327M
ISBN 104805301961

Get this from a library! The temple of the golden pavilion. [Yukio Mishima] -- Mizoguchi, an acolyte at a Buddhist temple in Kyoto who also suffers from a childhood stutter, struggles to overcome his obsession with the beauty of the Golden Temple. This is Mishima's third book to be published in the United States, making him the best- represented Japanese novelist here, although he is only His earlier works were all of great interest, but "The Temple of the Golden Pavilion" establishes Mishima's claim as .

Kinkaku-ji (; The Temple of the Golden Pavilion) is the story of a troubled young acolyte at a Buddhist temple who burns down the famous building because he himself cannot attain to its beauty. Utage no ato (; After the Banquet) explores the twin themes of middle-aged love and corruption in Japanese politics. The Temple of the Golden Pavilion: Read from April 08 to 18, Ap Mishima, Yukio, Reviews, Temple of the Golden Pavilion, The Slowlander This novel introduces a disturbing paradox: there are many people in this world who, at the very least deserve our empathy yet to actually understand them would actually cause us despise them.

The Temple of the Golden Pavilion by Yukio Mishima is a story inspired by real-life events. It focuses on the life of Mizoguchi, who is also the narrator. Mizoguchi has always lived an isolated. Editions for The Temple of the Golden Pavilion: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (paperback published Cited by:


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About The Temple of the Golden Pavilion. In The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, celebrated Japanese novelist Yukio Mishima creates a haunting portrait of a young man’s obsession with idealized beauty and his destructive quest to possess it fully.

Mizoguchi, an ostracized stutterer, develops a childhood fascination with Kyoto’s famous Golden Temple. The Temple of the Golden Pavilion reflects Mishima's preoccupations with beauty and death in a clear and unmistakable manner.

It is also an excellent example of a theme that frequently arises in Mishima's work: the resentment of the object of desire.3/5(12). The son of a poor rural priest becomes an acolyte at the Temple of the Golden Pavilion. Mizoguchi had built up an image of ideal beauty in his mind based on this Golden Pavilion; this ideal image causes him to feel disappointed in any supposed form of beauty, even the actual physical Golden Pavilion.

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Kinkaku-ji is known as “the Golden Pavilion” for a very special reason – its top two stories are actually covered in gold shining surface reflects into the kyoko-chi, or Mirror ned at the foot of Kinugasa Hill, the temple grounds are wooded and present a lovely place for strolling and meditation.

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The Temple of the Golden Pavilion That summer the Golden Temple seemed to use the bad war news that reached us day after day as a sort of foil against which it shone more vividly than ever.

In June the Americans had landed in Saipan and the Allies were charging through the fields of Normandy. The Temple of the Golden Pavilion reflects Mishima's preoccupations with beauty and death in a clear and unmistakable manner.

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The Temple of the Golden Pavilion is a book that stayed with me since I first read it, and in particular certain lines by Mizoguchi and Kashiwagi, two of the principal characters, are often so perfect in describing the events of life that I am again filled with admiration for Mishima's incredible philospohical and literary by:   The Temple of the Golden Pavilion (Book): Mishima, Yukio: In The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, celebrated Japanese novelist Yukio Mishima creates a haunting portrait of a young man's obsession with idealized beauty and his destructive quest to possess it fully.

Mizoguchi, an ostracized stutterer, develops a childhood fascination with Kyoto's famous Golden Temple. Yukio Mishima was born in Tokyo, Japan, in One of Japan’s most acclaimed and well-known authors of the 20th century, his works include The Sailor who Fell from Grace with the Sea, The Sound of Waves, and the Sea of Fertility tetralogy (Spring Snow, Runaway Horses, The Temple of Dawn, and The Decay of the Angel).He died in Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.