I am a cat

ISBN: 4805302887, 9784805302880
OCLC Number: 174574547
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Author: Natsume Soseki
Translator: Aiko Ito, Graeme Wilson
Language: en
Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle, 1972, 1979, 1986, 1994, 2002, 2011
Publication Place: Rutland, VT, Boston
Japanese Copyright Year: 1905
English Publication Date: 1972
Notes: Japanese title: Wagahai wa neko de aru.
Abstract: Written over the course of 1904-6, Soseki's comic masterpiece, I Am a Cat, satirizes the follies of upper-middle-class Japanese society during the Meiji era. With acerbic wit and sardonic perspective, it follows the whimsical adventures of a world-weary stray kitten who comments on the follies and foibles of the people around him. The New Yorker called it "a nonchalant string of anecdotes and wisecracks, told by a fellow who doesn't have a name, and has never caught a mouse, and isn't much good for anything except watching human beings in action...