Sōseki Project - Links

General Links

Natsume Sōseki Wikipedia Page Aozora Bunko (青空文庫)

Great source for Japanese texts that are out of copyright.


Botchan

Botchan Wikipedia Page Saki's Home Page (左記の朗読)

Botchan audio for this site provided by Saki. Many other quality readings are available from her site.

Project Gutenberg

English translation of Botchan. Somewhat dated in its language, but a useful reference.

Kimiaki Nakamura's Blog

In Japanese. Paragraph by paragraph analysis of Botchan. Extremely helpful reference. Click on 坊っちゃん in left-side menu.

Botchan Original Text

Based on the April 1906 Hototogisu publication. Old-style kana usage and repetition marks.

(Note: This site is coded in Shift-JIS. You may need to manually specify this encoding in your browser.)


Sanshirō

Sanshirō Wikipedia Page Koe no Hanataba (声の花束)

Source of Sanshirō audio for this site (read by Michiko Akioka). Many other readings available from this site too.

Following Sanshirō (三四郎を歩く)

A collection of photographs of the sights and locations in the novel.


Kokoro

Kokoro Wikipedia Page 表現よみ図書館 (Library of Expressive Reading)

Source of the Kokoro audio for this site, along with many other readings by Tomoake Watanabe (渡辺知明).

McClellan English translation

A complete English translation, with foreword and endnotes, is available online.


I am a Cat

I am a Cat - Wikipedia Page 藤井直子の朗読ライフ (Naoko Fujii's Reading Life)

Source of the I am a Cat audio for this site, along with many other readings by Naoko Fujii (藤井直子).

挿画でつづる漱石の猫 I AM A CAT illustrated

Full text with helpful notes and illustrations.


Ten Nights of Dreams

Ten Nights of Dreams Wikipedia Page Koe o Tayori ni (声をたよりに)

Source of Ten Nights of Dreams audio - read by wis (ウィス). Site includes wide selection of stories and poems.


Bunchō

Koe o Tayori ni (声をたよりに)

Source of Bunchō audio - read by wis (ウィス). Site includes wide selection of stories and poems.

Michigan Quarterly Review, Volume XL, Issue 3

English translation of Bunchō by Angela Yiu.