Confesiones de una máscara [Yukio Mishima] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Barcelona. 19 cm. p. Encuadernación en tapa blanda. Find Confesiones De Una Mascara by Mishima, Yukio at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Confessions of a Mask is Japanese author Yukio Mishima’s second novel. First published in , it launched him to national fame though he was only in his.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In a mishimx way, the onset of the war brings a solace to Kochan with the hope of an annihilation of his secret life. In order to validate the significance of our own lives and its choices, we condemned the lives of others and curse their preferences.

Because of him I am not attracted to a person who wears glasses. He appears to clnfesiones very analytical, even from his earliest days. It creates a picture of a person who lives entirely in his own head, and attributes modes of thinking that one wouldn’t normally associate with, say, a twelve-year old.

Views Read Edit View history. A vulgar blues was being kneaded into time. But it could at least be a heart spilling stain on the conffsiones.

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I’m finding it harder and harder to feel romantic about symbols like that. Rather it was because the other boys had no such need of understanding themselves mazcara I had: 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 contesiones over the fact that being part of the normal society is unattainable for him.


The glimpses past the talk. He did marry, and had two children, which would seem to indicate against it, but if, like the character in this book, he fought against his own nature, such an arrangement could be understandable. In the US, we’re involved in a great societal discussion over whether or not gays should get married, and while being homosexual certainly isn’t ce that is universally accepted, the prospects for young gays and lesbians in the modern age are much better than they would have been for someone coming of age in the s.

Death becomes a coveted symbol of equality, demolishing societal discrepancies and at the same time confssiones harbinger with a prejudicial mask. This toy increased in volume at every opportunity and hinted that, rightly used, it would be quite a delightful thing. But our masks are usually light, easily taken off or exchanged as need be. The main protagonist is mawcara to in the story as Kochan, which is the diminutive of the author’s real name: It’s a wonder then he didn’t know something more about the concept of projection.

I’m afraid the narrator has also read far too much Freud. What a great book!

When you consider what happens in this book, the horrible mental contortions that the main character must make in order to hide his true nature from the world – and himself – you can appreciate how far we’ve come. English Choose a language for shopping. I have a serious staring problem to maintain, you know.


I related to mazcara staring problems. It howls as it hypnotizes the soul into a mass of self-deceit in a machine of falsehood. A man who died trying to rescue his sweetheart was killed, not by the flames, but by his sweetheart; and it was none other than the child who murdered its own mother when she was trying to save it.

Confesiones De Una Mascara

Sebastian and the nascent obsession of an eight year old girl. Con el matrimonio las cosas van a peor puesto que la feliz pareja se rebela, rompe y crea una crisis a nivel social. Confessions of a Mask rocketed Yukio Mishima to the literary prominence he so desperately sought as a struggling modern writer.

From the first chapter: Showing of 2 reviews. This aspect of the novel Second reading. Finders keepers losers weepers! But surely it is the secret memories, feelings, and pain of one sad little Kimitake Hiraoka.

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View all 17 comments. Why demean the animals when we bestow the same courtesy to our fellow members? Who decides its normality stance? In his account of beauty and love, affection and bravery, friendship and isolation, lies a seething pain that is not hungry for an antidote; instead, it breathes on its charred body, heavily and without restraint.