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Meiji Literature and Japan’s Most Famous Literary Cat

Meiji Literature and Japan’s Most Famous Literary Cat

Update: 2022-04-13
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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.

Notes and sources are available on the podcast episode webpage.

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Meiji Literature and Japan’s Most Famous Literary Cat

Meiji Literature and Japan’s Most Famous Literary Cat

Alison Fincher