- 広島大学大学院文学研究科論集 (ISSN:13477013)
- vol.72, pp.93-110, 2012-12
Yukio Mishima's novel "Bitoku No Yoromeki", was a best seller that won many readers. Adapted into a radio drama and a film, this novel has caused a boom "Yoromeki". This novel iswidely consumed by the mass.I examine the situation in which media of the time dealt with the "Bitoku No Yoromeki", and the enthusiasm for Mishima. In relation with the problems of pregnancy termination and extramarital affair. By analyzing these phenomena, I clarify how the novel influenced the social situation.