This week: did the postwar period destroy the soul of Japanese culture? Mishima Yukio certainly thought so. We’ll explore his life, his career, and the unusual manner of his untimely death this week!
Listen to the episode here.
Inose, Naoki. Persona: A Biography of Yukio Mishima.
Mishima, Yukio. The Way of the Samurai: Yukio Mishima on Hagakure in Modern Life.
Nathan, John. Japan Unbound.
Nathan, John. Mishima: A Biography.