My Individualism & The Philosophical Foundations of Literature
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My Individualism & The Philosophical Foundations of Literature

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Soseki Natsume is widely considered the foremost novelist of the Meiji period in Japan.

Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 15th 2005 by Tuttle Publishing (first published 1978)
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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It is with ironic twist then, to see his image printed on Japanese bank notes, although recently his has been replaced by another.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...more
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...more
나츠메 소세키야말로 시대를 앞서간 천재가 아닐까. 야망이 너무 없었던 것이 이웃나라 국가의 국민으로서 느끼는 비극이라면 비극일 것이다.
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Natsume Sōseki was the pen name of Natsume Kinnosuke, who is widely considered to be the foremost Japanese novelist of the Meiji Era (1868–1912). He is commonly referred to as Sōseki. He is best known for his novels Kokoro, Botchan, I Am a Cat and his unfinished work Light and Darkness. He was also a scholar of British literature and composer of haiku, Chinese-style poetry, and fairy tales. From 1...more
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