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View all 6 comments. Those, the user will come to realize sooner or later, can be worn for a limited period of time. Mishima’s attempt at portrayal of homosexuality gives only mix tesults. This is uha likely led to his future fascinations and fantasies of death, violence, and sex. My hands, completely unconsciously, began a motion they had never been taught. He obsesses over books, pictures – and on one in miishima, of a beautiful knight.

Confessions of a Mask is Mishima’s personal account of his discovering of his homosexuality, his desire to fit in the conventional society, and of his grief over the fact that being part of the normal society is unattainable for him.

As a gay man living during a different era under very different societal pressures, Mishima came out of the gate with a whipcrack in Mask. He says he did, anyway. Aynaya bakana bakan kim? I could pick up enough rudeness in Spanish.

Archived from the original on From then until his death he continued to publish novels, short stories, and plays each year. The moment for parting stood waiting eagerly.

Confesiones de una máscara

Even if it was to be pure masquerade and not my life at all, still the confeisones had come when I must make a startmust drag my heavy feet forward She was from a Samurai family, and she implants pride and purpose in him.

And thus has an obsession with death. From the surface offing the waves began and came sliding in over the surface of the sea in the form of restless green swells. That day, the instant I looked upon the picture, my entire being trembled with some pagan joy.



Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. If you can ignore those couple of sentences though, it is an intresting portrayal of psychology of a a homosexual person living in a society where homosexuals are not supposed to exist.

It viciously smiles in nostalgic moments of twelve year boy masturbating to the standing picture of St. The novel explores the obsessions of a young man suffering inwardly with erotic fantasies of men, beauty and violence. Love is a warm shadow where we find refuge from our own wars. Sebastian’s angelic form shot full of arrows in a painting. The title seems to imply a promise – “all will be revealed” – because after all, it is the mask who is confessing.

Of this, a good enough example as any may be found in the following passage, which I will be so bold as to quote in full, and which is as exquisite as any prose-poem I’ve ever read: Being able to hide who he really is and what he really wants becomes a matter of hiding from himself.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The samurais ached that their death would restore the very same honor and beauty that life had stolen from them. And his attempts to become “normal” end with nothing by emptiness and sorrow.

The snow seemed like a dirty bandage hiding the open wounds of the city, hiding those irregular gashes of haphazard streets and tortuous alleys, courtyards and occasional plots of bare ground, that form the only beauty to be found in the panorama of our cities.

Mishima’s unusual childhood with a controlling grandmother and distant temperamental father required him to develop a strong inner world in order to emotionally survive. His sexual maturity is a sad and stunted thing.

Yet, I think a great disservice is done to Mishima’s second work to classify it as merely a ‘gay’ – albeit semi-autobiographical – novel does anyone else beside me detest the term? Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.


Still, it’s all mannered and slow and reflective and all the un-viscerally-exciting things you’d well, I’d expect from the mlshima period and from such a complicated obsession with decorum. And for good reason. Mishima himself stated that his intent was to write “a perfect fictional work of confession.

Both are explored beautifully through Mishima’s unflinching prose. Sebastian, the Christian saint and martyr.

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Want to Read saving…. A Life in Four Chapters soundtrack I’m slowly but surely realizing that Mishima is a pleasure to read in general, which says a mzscara considering this reading is happening via translation almost five decades after the author went out with the sort of bang one usually only reads of in miehima past. This toy increased in volume at every opportunity and hinted that, rightly used, it would be quite a delightful thing.

Yes, it is told in a disarmingly simple style that can be easily breezed through, however you’ll want to pause, reflect, study it – a careful reading is very enlightening. Intresting because I don’t always find the author agreeable.

Confesiones de Una Mascara

These are some of my favorite passages from the book. Still, it’s all mannered and slow and reflective and all the un-viscerally-exciting things you’d well, I’ It’s interesting how much of Mishima’s experience being a queermo in the first half of the twentieth century resonates with my experience of being a queermo like confeaiones years later: But a man’s heart wants to speak only of its own ache.

This aspect of the novel seemed strange to me. Within beauty both shores meet and all contradictions exist side by side. Share your thoughts with other customers.