The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

This classic story by Japanese master-novelist Yukio Mishima is now available here in digital format.

Author: Yukio Mishima

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462902766

Category: Literary Collections

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This classic story by Japanese master-novelist Yukio Mishima is now available here in digital format. Mizoguchi has been mentally troubled since he witnessed his mother's infidelity in the presence of his dying father. Mizoguchi feels utterly abandoned and alone until he becomes a pdest at Kinka-kuji, a famous Buddhist temple in Kyoto. Failing in his quest to find the warmth of human companionship in the temple, the young man, tormented by the temple's exquisite beauty, decides to destroy himself and all he loves. He feels he cannot live in peace as long as the temple exists. Mizoguchi, like many other troubled Mishima heroes, becomes obsessed with unattainable ideals. 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. Because this novel, arguably Mishima's best, reflects the author's suicidal tendencies, it also offers us insight into one of the twentieth century's greatest and most complex literary icons.

Escape from the Wasteland

Romanticism and Realism in the Fiction of Mishima Yukio and Oe Kenzaburo
Susan Jolliffe Napier. WHEN YOU MEET THE BUDDHA , KILL THE BUDDHA :
THE TEMPLE OF THE GOLDEN PAVILION The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
offers ...

Author: Susan Jolliffe Napier

Publisher: Harvard Univ Asia Center

ISBN: 9780674261815

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 258

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Lurid depictions of sex and impotence, themes of emperor worship and violence, the use of realism and myth - these characterize the fiction of Mishima Yukio and Oe Kenzaburo. Napier discovers similarities as well as dissimilarities in the work of two writers of radically different political orientations. Napier places Yukio's and Kenzaburo's fiction in the context of postwar Japanese political and social realities and, in a new preface for the paperback edition, reflects on each writer's position in the tradition of Japanese literature.

Architecture Post Mortem

Mishima's story, The Temple of the Golden Pavilion (1956), recreates the
stammering priest Yoken as the fictional Mizoguchi. the book is finally an essay
on the question of beauty and the beautiful, and what one is to do when
beholden to a ...

Author: Donald Kunze

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing

ISBN: 1409462226

Category: Architecture

Page: 249

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Architecture Post Mortem surveys architecture's encounter with death, decline, and ruination following late capitalism. As the world moves closer to an economic abyss that many perceive to be the death of capital, contraction and crisis are no longer mere phases of normal market fluctuations, but rather the irruption of the unconscious of ideology itself. Post mortem is that historical moment wherein architecture's symbolic contract with capital is put on stage, naked to all. This collection includes essays by Kazi K. Ashraf, David Bertolini, Simone Brott, Peggy Deamer, Didem Ekici, Paul Emmons, Donald Kunze, Todd McGowan, Gevork Hartoonian, Nadir Lahiji, Erika Naginski, and Dennis Maher.

The Rotarian

Above: Kyoto's Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) symbolizes the cultural
beauty of Japan. Celebration spotlights The Rotary Foundation RI President
Majiyagbe (third from. tranquility, drawing a sigh out of even the most jaded
traveler.

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Established in 1911, The Rotarian is the official magazine of Rotary International and is circulated worldwide. Each issue contains feature articles, columns, and departments about, or of interest to, Rotarians. Seventeen Nobel Prize winners and 19 Pulitzer Prize winners – from Mahatma Ghandi to Kurt Vonnegut Jr. – have written for the magazine.

Golden Pavilion Foiled Journal

A beautiful, luxurious notebook from Flame Tree.

Author: Flame Tree

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ISBN: 9781786640062

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Page: 176

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A beautiful, luxurious notebook from Flame Tree. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap. Golden Pavilion in Japan design.

Icons of Garden Design

C . 1610 The main temple buildings , tea house and its garden are created by
Emperor Gomizuno . 1904 The original bronze phoenix which had adorned the
roof of the Golden Pavilion is removed . 1950 1 July : The original Golden
Pavilion is ...

Author: Helena Attlee

Publisher: Prestel Pub

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Category: Gardening

Page: 176

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'Gardening' declared the London Times recently 'is the new sex' and certainly interest in horticulture has never been more fevered. The latest in Prestel's highly successful Icons series looks at the masterpieces of garden design and how their influence has affected our understanding of this ancient and complex art.

Japanese Culture

In his subsequent writing , Mishima gave probably the most artistic and
memorable expression to this aesthetic in The Temple of the Golden Pavilion (
Kinkakuji ) . Published serially in 1956 , The Temple of the Golden Pavilion was
inspired by ...

Author: Professor H Paul Varley

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Category: History

Page: 331

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Japanese Culture has been called "a masterpiece of much in little space" (Booklist). For more than two decades it has garnered high praise as an accurate and well-written introduction to Japanese history and culture. This widely used undergraduate text is now available in a new edition. Thoroughly updated, the fourth edition includes expanded sections on numerous topics, among which are samurai values, Zen Buddhism, the tea ceremony, Confucianism in the Tokugawa period, the story of the forty-seven ronin, Mito scholarship in the early nineteenth century, and mass culture and comics in contemporary times. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

Japanese Culture

In his subsequent writing , Mishima gave probably the most artistic and
memorable expression to this aesthetic in The Temple of the Golden Pavilion (
Kinkakuji ) . Published serially in 1956 , The Temple of the Golden Pavilion was
inspired by ...

Author: H. Paul Varley

Publisher: Praeger Publishers

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Category: Japan

Page: 282

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Japanese and Western Literature

This may explain why his most successful novel , Kinkakuji ( The Temple of the
Golden Pavilion ) , published in 1956 , is the one in which he has no
preoccupations with psychological realism . With The Temple of the Golden
Pavilion we are ...

Author: Armando Martins Janeira

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Category: Comparative literature

Page: 394

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Book on RESERVE F/KOLP ENG101H ENG 101H FALL 02 EOS.

A Survey of Buddhist Temples and Monasteries

The Golden Pavilion ( formally called ' Shariden ' ) was originally built in 1397 to
serve as a retirement villa for Shogun ... Yoshimitsu ' s grandson used Kinkaku - ji
as the inspiration for Ginkaku - ji , a Buddhist temple , which he intended to ...

Author: Akhtar Malik

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Category: Buddhist monasteries

Page: 331

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Venture

The Temple of the Golden Pavilion by Yukio Mishima AND Translated from the
Japanese by Ivan Morris Introduction by Nancy Wilson Ross Alfred A. Knopf , Inc.
, New York 1959 $ 3.95 Reviewed by Richard Gilston 100 DIE an . OI DE LA
meat ...

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The Temple of Dawn

The story of one mans obsessive pursuit of a beautiful woman and his equally passionate search for enlightenment, THE TEMPLE OF DAWN powerfully dramatises the Japanese experience form the eve of World War II through the postwar era.

Author: Yukio Mishima

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0099282798

Category: Japan

Page: 336

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The story of one mans obsessive pursuit of a beautiful woman and his equally passionate search for enlightenment, THE TEMPLE OF DAWN powerfully dramatises the Japanese experience form the eve of World War II through the postwar era. Honda, a brilliant lawyer and man of reason, is called to Bangkok on legal business, where he is granted an audience with a young Thai princess - an encounter that radically alters the course of his life. In spite of all reason, he is convinced she is a reincarnated spirit, and undertakes a long, arduous pilgrimage to the holy places of India, where, in the climatic scene, he encounters her once more, only to have his newfound beliefs shattered and his life bereft of all meaning.

Japanese Fiction Writers Since World War II

... a Forbidden Colors ( 1968 ) cycle of novels The Sailor Who fell from Grace
Spring Snow ( 1972 ) with the Sea ( 1965 ) TO COME After the Banquet ( 1963 )
Runaway Horses The Temple of the Golden The Temple of Dawn Pavilion ( 1959
) ...

Author: Van C. Gessel

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Category: Japanese fiction

Page: 370

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Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan

Kinkakuji ( Temple of the Golden Pavilion ) . Formally known as Rokuonji . A
temple in Kita Ward , Kyoto , belonging to the SHÖKOKUJI branch of the RINZAI
SECT of Zen Buddhism . Kinkakuji is built on the site of an estate of the aristocrat
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ISBN: 9780870116247

Category: Japan

Page: 387

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Frommer s Japan

Author: Beth Reiber

Publisher: Frommers

ISBN: 9780028620602

Category: Travel

Page: 656

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Frommer's Japan is the premier guide to this fascinating destination, offering an authoritative introduction to the nations culture and history, accompanied by a wealth of logistical advice, etiquette tips, and detailed color maps to help travelers find their way. This new edition provides detailed walking directions to every sight mentioned and a user-friendly glossary of Japanese phrasesaccompanied by a Japanese character guide that helps readers recognize establishment names. In addition to reviewing the top business hotels and expense-account restaurants, our author has rounded up the best affordable and moderately priced hotels and restaurants throughout the country, so there are choices galore for any budget. Frommers is there every step of the way to help travelers discover the scenic wonders, intriguing cultural experiences, and dazzling cities of the Land of the Rising Sun.

Literature East West

CONFLICTING VALUES IN THE TEMPLE OF THE GOLDEN PA VILION by Helen
Merritt Yukio Mishima's novel The Temple of the Golden Pavilion is built around
an actual incident in 1950 in which a disturbed young student-priest burned to ...

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Guide to Japanese Prose

The Temple of the Golden Pavilion . ( Kinkakuji ) . Trans . Ivan Morris , intro . ,
Nancy Wilson Ross . New York : Alfred A . Knopf , 1951 , 262 pp . ( Paperback :
Berkley Medallion Books . ) Based upon an actual event , The Temple of the
Golden ...

Author: Alfred H. Marks

Publisher: G K Hall

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Category: Reference

Page: 186

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Accomplices of Silence

The Temple of the Golden Pavilion is a dangerous , disturbing , and beautiful
book mostly because beauty really is dangerous , existing only where life itself is
threatened with annihilation . Mishima was thirty - one when he wrote The
Temple ...

Author: Masao Miyoshi

Publisher: University of Michigan Center for

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 194

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A comprehensive critical discussion of the Japanese novel and its distinctiveness from Western literature.

Chanoyu Quarterly

The Hiunkaku, or “Flying Cloud Pavilion," at Nishi Honganji temple in Kyoto. ...
The Golden Pavilion at Ashikaga Yoshimitsu's Kitayama-dono palace has close
affinities with the gold-covered Kannon Hall of Kenchöji. Although the Golden ...

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A journal devoted to the Japanese tea ceremony and the arts of Japan.

African Journal of Behavioural Sciences

THE AESTHETICS OF PYROMANIA IN YUKIO MISHIMA'S THE TEMPLE OF THE
GOLDEN PAVILION By ALAN HOWARD To anyone who has ever purchased a
Sony TV or attended a class in flower arranging , the expression “ Japanese ...

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