Mishima: A Vision of the Void by Marguerite Yourcenar

Mishima: A Vision of the Void by Marguerite Yourcenar. Translated by Alberto Manguel. 1986 Farrar Straus and Giroux, second paperback printing, 152 pages. Yourcenar was a gay French novelist and translator, notably of Virginia Woolf. Here she analyzes life and work of the influential and complicated Japanese writer Yukio Mishima.

Condition: Good used copy

"The chances of misinterpretation are many. Let us go on, nevertheless, but let us remember that the central reality must be sought in the writer's work; it is what the writer chose to write, or was compelled to write, that finally matters."

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