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Natsume Sōseki

Japanese novelist

1867   -   1916

movement: 余裕派
country of citizenship: Japan
native language: Japanese
educated at: University of Tokyo, University College London, Nishogakusha University, Ochanomizu Elementary School, Hibiya High School, First Higher School
occupation: writer, poet, novelist, university teacher
student of: William James Craig, Raphael von Koeber

Natsume Sōseki (夏目 漱石, February 9, 1867 – December 9, 1916), born Natsume Kin'nosuke (夏目 金之助), was a Japanese novelist. 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, kanshi, and fairy tales. From 1984 until 2004, his portrait appeared on the front of the Japanese 1000 yen note. In Japan, he is often considered the greatest writer in modern Japanese history. He has had a profound effect on almost all important Japanese writers since.
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works

24

I Am a Cat

satirical novel by Natsume Sōseki

author: Natsume Sōseki

1905 or 1907 or 1906

Botchan

novel by Natsume Sōseki

author: Natsume Sōseki

1906

Kokoro

novel by Natsume Sōseki

author: Natsume Sōseki

1914

Kusamakura

novel by Natsume Sōseki

author: Natsume Sōseki

1906

Sorekara

novel by Natsume Sōseki

author: Natsume Sōseki

Grass on the Wayside

novel by Natsume Sōseki

author: Natsume Sōseki

1915

The Wayfarer

novel by Natsume Sōseki

author: Natsume Sōseki

1912

Light and Darkness

novel by Natsume Sōseki

author: Natsume Sōseki

Nowaki

novel by Natsume Sōseki

author: Natsume Sōseki

1907

Ten Nights of Dreams

novel by Natsume Sōseki

author: Natsume Sōseki

1908

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