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My Individualism and the Philosophical Foundations of Literature

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In these rare personal essays, Soseki defines the role of art in light of the isolation of the modern world. Each essay includes personal anecdotes that act as allegories about the fate of Japan.
In her introduction, Soseki expert Dr. Inger Sigrun Brodey masterfully unravels the complexities of the two essays.
ebook, 147 pages
Published May 17th 2014 by Tuttle Publishing (first published 1978)
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Yupa
Dec 13, 2013 Yupa rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
L'occidentalista riluttante

Due saggi brevi di Natsume Sōseki, il primo del 1914 e il secondo del 1907.
Le tre stelline sono più all'operazione editoriale che al contenuto dei due saggetti.
Un plauso al coraggio del piccolo editore.

Nonostante normalmente di Sōseki si parli soprattutto in termini di critica all'occidentalizzazione, i due saggi fanno toccare con mano quanto invece l'autore avesse assorbito in profondità quelle novità a cui il Giappone si era aperto solo da alcuni decennî.

Il primo sag
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Gertrude & Victoria
My Individualism And The Philosophical Foundations Of Literature by Natsume Soseki contains essays from public lectures and private contemplations. Within this book are two lectures given to college students upon graduation, as well as, Soseki's personal philosophy of literature and the direction it should take.

It is with ironic twist then, to see his image printed on Japanese bank notes, although recently his has been replaced by another. Soseki was an individual of moral conviction and taught
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