Posts Tagged ‘Hiroaki Sato’

Poetry and Prose, Mirrors and Distance

Poetry and Prose, Mirrors and Distance     Poems of a Penisist by Mutsuo Takahashi. Translated by Hiroaki Sato. Twelve Views from the Distance by Mutsuo Takahashi. Translated by Jeffrey Angles. REVIEW BY GREGORY DUNNE     he University of Minnesota has recently published two remarkable volumes of Japanese literature in translation by one of…

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Mishima: Creation, Love, Patriotism, Death

Persona is like a flashcard pastiche, much of it based on interviews and private correspondence fused with the historical events through which Mishima moved. Mishima’s lifelong obsession with death and suicide and his sensational death by seppuku at forty-five, haunts the biography.

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