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Vineland (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Thomas Pynchon
Tristes Tropiques
Claude Lévi-Strauss, Patrick Wilcken, John Weightman, Doreen Weightman
Richard III
William Shakespeare
The Dwarf
Alexandra Dick, Pär Lagerkvist
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen, Cecil Day-Lewis
Labyrinths
Richard Wolin
Giotto to Dürer: Early Renaissance Painting in the National Gallery
Jill Dunkerton, Susan Foister, Dillian Gordon, Nicholas Penny
Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics
Hubert L. Dreyfus, Paul Rabinow
Gravity's Rainbow
Thomas Pynchon
A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel
Steven Weisenburger
Kokoro - Sōseki Natsume, Edwin McClellan I found the first two parts of this book compellingly brilliant -- and had decided that the book was an allegory. The narrator of Parts I-II, who speaks in the first person, is not the author (note the ages/dates), but an exemplum of Japanese Modernity -- where Sensei is an exemplum of the Meiji period. But by the end of Part III, this interpretation was untenable, and the sheer neurosis of the story had begun to weigh on me. Hence the 4-stars (instead of 5).

The Emperor Meiji died in 1912; this book was written in 1914; Natsume Soseki died (at the age of 48) in 1916. I have this book, very highly recommended to me, on file -- dealing with Japan and WWI:
http://www.amazon.com/War-National-Reinvention-1914-1919-Monographs/dp/0674005074/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S?ie=UTF8&coliid=I1ZQRVL7YX8TIY&colid=24OOHW1SQ5E41

The final page of the book mentions Watanabe Kazan:

Watanabe Kazan (1793-1841): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watanabe_Kazan