Gavin Walker: The Political Afterlives of Yukio Mishima…

Le triste héritage politique de Mishima et sa flamboyance artistique. A lire sur Jacobin.

The Political Afterlives of Yukio Mishima, Japan’s Most Controversial Intellectual And Global Icon Of The Far Right

by Gavin Walker (associate professor of history at McGill University)

The writer Yukio Mishima, who took his own life fifty years ago today, remains one of modern Japan’s most important cultural figures. Mishima’s eccentric and contradictory political stances have also gained him a devoted following on the international far right.

Lire l’article : Jacobin, 25/11/2020. URL :

Illustration : véhicule de l’ultra-droite japonaise à l’effigie de Mishima, source Gigazine 2012 © DR