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Nathaniel Hawthorne


Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was an American novelist and short story writer. He had a great influence and contribution to the transcendentalist movement as well as an important role in the developing of American literature overall. Morality, religion and history were the main focuses in his writings. Some of his best works were Twice-Told Tales, The Scarlet Letter and The House of the Seven Gables

Natsume Sōseki

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Natsume Sōseki (夏目 漱石) (1867-1916) was a Japanese novelist who wrote both short stories and poetry. The relationship between Japanese and Western cultures was the main subject in much of his writing. Some of his best-known works were 

Kokoro, Botchan, I Am a Cat and (the uncompleted) Light and Darkness. His portrait was on the front of the Japanese 1000 yen note for 20 years. 

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