Yukio Mishima: Five Modern No Plays 

Japanese No drama is one of the great art forms that has fascinated people throughout the world. The late Yukio Mishima, one of Japan’s outstanding post-war writers, infused new life into the form by using it for plays that preserve the style and inner spirit of No and are at the same time so modern, so direct, and intelligible that they could, as he suggested, be played on a bench in Central Park. Here are five of his No plays, stunning in their contemporary nature and relevance and finally made available again for readers to enjoy.

On Amazon
Find at your Local Library

Further Writings: 

Spring Snow: The Sea of Fertility (Ebook)
Sun and Steel (PDF)

Additional Resources:

BBC Documentary: The Strange Case of Yukio Mishima (Video)
YUKOKU (Patriotism) Film by Yukio Mishima (video)
Interview, with subtitles provided by YouTube CC(video)


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