Read Japanese Literature
Meiji Literature and Japan’s Most Famous Literary Cat
April 13, 2022
In this episode, we’re looking at the Meiji Era of Japanese history and its literature.
- The shogunate is replaced.
- Japan looks outward to the West and inward toward itself.
- And a man named Natsume Sōseki chronicles it all from the perspective of a stray cat.
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