Bibliography (Cyclopedia of World Authors, Fourth Revised Edition)
Brody, Inger Sigrun. “Natsume Sseki and Laurence Sterne: Cross-cultural Discourse on Literary Linearity.” Comparative Literature 50, no. 3 (1998): 193-220. Explores Sterne’s stylistic influence on Sseki.
Doi, Takeo. The Psychological World of Natsume Sseki. Translated by William Jefferson Tyler. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1976. An excellent treatment with a somewhat specialized focus.
Gessel, Van C. Three Modern Novelists: Sseki, Tanizaki, Kawabata. New York: Kandosha International, 1993. A general introduction.
Keene, Donald. “Natsume Sseki.” In Dawn to the West. 1984. Reprint. 2 vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998-1999. Sseki is included in this study of the Japanese novel in the modern era.
McClellan, Edwin. “A Scene from Sseki’s Meian.” Journal of Japanese Studies 25, no. 1 (1999): 106-120. A close reading of a single scene in one of Sseki’s novels reveals themes found throughout his work.
McClellan, Edwin. Two Japanese Novelists: Sseki and Toson. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969. A general introduction.
Matsui, Sakuko. Natsume Sseki as a Critic of English Literature. Tokyo: Centre for East Asian Cultural Studies, 1975. A work examining...
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