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by A.H. Marks,Yukio Mishima

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ISBN:
0436281538
Author:
A.H. Marks,Yukio Mishima
Category:
World Literature
Language:
English
Publisher:
Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd; Prima edizione inglese (First English Edition) edition (September 1968)
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403 pages
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Forbidden Colors (禁色, Kinjiki) is a 1951 novel (禁色 Part 2 秘楽 (Higyō) "Secret Pleasure" was published in 1953) by the Japanese writer Yukio Mishima, translated into English in 1968.

Forbidden Colors (禁色, Kinjiki) is a 1951 novel (禁色 Part 2 秘楽 (Higyō) "Secret Pleasure" was published in 1953) by the Japanese writer Yukio Mishima, translated into English in 1968. The name kinjiki is a euphemism for homosexuality. The kanji 禁 means "forbidden" and 色 in this case means "erotic love", although it can also mean "color". The word "kinjiki" also means colors that were forbidden to be worn by people of various ranks in the Japanese court.

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Forbidden Colors book . From one of Japan's greatest modern writers comes an exquisitely. First, we wonder whether the translator (Alfred Marks) has always been able to communicate the subtle behaviourial codes of an upper class that hovers between An early Mishima novel that shows him at his most paradoxical. The style is mannered at times, realist at others. I just finished reading Forbidden Colors by Yukio Mishima, and I do not really know how I feel about it. There were various points in the novel where I wanted to throw my book across the room in frustration.

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Special To The Japan Times. In many ways, this is a repellent book, wallowing in narcissism to an almost sociopathic degree, but as always with Yukio Mishima, there is more going on below the surface. Like Vladimir Nabokov with Lolita or Oscar Wilde with Dorian Gray, Mishima gambled appeasing his readership against the demands of his art and won. He never gave his readers an easy ride, but his novels reward effort with Dostoevskian insight into the human condition and offer a window into lives far less ordinary.

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Yukio Mishima Forbidden Colours. Mordantly observed, intellectually provocative, and filled with icy eroticism, Forbidden Colors is a masterpiece. From one of Japan's greatest modern writers comes an exquisitely disturbing novel of sexual combat and concealed passion, a work that distills beauty, longing, and loathing into an intoxicating poisoned cocktail.

As in Mann's Death in Venice, the older man's longing for the beauty of youth is associated with aestheticism and death.

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