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By Sôseki Natsume,William N. Ridgeway

Michigan Monograph sequence in jap reviews No. 72

 

Shirai Dôya is a guy of letters, a guy of rules. His rules occasionally stand within the approach of his educating profession, yet his writing permits him to overtly tackle "today's adolescence" with stern conviction—although he's nonetheless not able to make a comfy dwelling from his writing. youths specifically convey curiosity in his rules: the tubercular impoverished Takayanagi, an aspiring author himself (and former pupil of Dôya's, because it turns out), and his wealthy pal, the dandy Nakano. The lives and minds of the 3 males come jointly in ways in which are either common and mind-blowing. The setting—mainly Tokyo of 1 hundred years ago—and the preoccupations of those characters will seem exceedingly universal, even today.

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