Soseki Lecture 208 - Natsume Sseki-1867-1916 1893 Graduates from Tokyo Imperial University English Literature 1900 Ordered by government to study

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Natsume Sōseki a — 1867-1916 1893 Graduates from Tokyo Imperial University, English Literature 1900 Ordered by government to study in England 1903 Lectureship in English at Imperial University 1907 Resigns from university Wagahai wa neko de aru (I am a cat, 1905) Botchan (Little Master, 1906) Sanshirō (1908) Sorekara (And then, 1909) Mon (The gate, 1910) Kōjin (The wayfarer, 1912)—first person narration Kokoro a (1914) --http://209.11.144.65/eldritchpress/ns/soseki.html
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Recurring Themes 1) Power of the past 2) Instability of personality, contingency of identity 3) Triangular love affairs 4) Gulf between men and women
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“You seem to be under the impression that there is a special breed of bad humans. There is no such thing as a stereotype bad man in this world. Under normal conditions, everybody is more or less good, or, at least, ordinary. But tempt them, and they may suddenly change. That is what is so frightening about men. One must always be on one’s guard.” p. 61
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“You must remember that there is guilt in loving. You may not derive
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Soseki Lecture 208 - Natsume Sseki-1867-1916 1893 Graduates from Tokyo Imperial University English Literature 1900 Ordered by government to study

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