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The Resource The temple of the golden pavilion, Yukio Mishima ; translated by Ivan Morris ; introduction by Nancy Wilson Ross ; drawings by Fumi Komatsu

The temple of the golden pavilion, Yukio Mishima ; translated by Ivan Morris ; introduction by Nancy Wilson Ross ; drawings by Fumi Komatsu

Label
The temple of the golden pavilion
Title
The temple of the golden pavilion
Statement of responsibility
Yukio Mishima ; translated by Ivan Morris ; introduction by Nancy Wilson Ross ; drawings by Fumi Komatsu
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
A young man, having suffered a childhood trauma, becomes an acolyte at a famous temple in Kyoto
Member of
Summary
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.
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Character
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045543
Cataloging source
DLC
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1925-1970
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Mishima, Yukio
Dewey number
895.6/35
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
In English. Translated from the Japanese
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1905-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Morris, Ivan I
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True
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  • Kyoto (Japan)
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
The temple of the golden pavilion, Yukio Mishima ; translated by Ivan Morris ; introduction by Nancy Wilson Ross ; drawings by Fumi Komatsu
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1959, in series: First Vintage international
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm30594231
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 262 pages
Isbn
9780679752707
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
94017825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)30594231
Label
The temple of the golden pavilion, Yukio Mishima ; translated by Ivan Morris ; introduction by Nancy Wilson Ross ; drawings by Fumi Komatsu
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1959, in series: First Vintage international
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm30594231
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 262 pages
Isbn
9780679752707
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
94017825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)30594231

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