Natsume Soseki (1867-1916) was born in Tokyo. After completing college, he taught in various cities of the country. He continued his studies in London and in 1903 was entrusted with the chair of English literature at the Imperial University of Tokyo. In 1907 he resigned from the university teaching to devote himself exclusively to literary production. Japanese prose sorcerer and initiator of a new style of novel is a leading figure in modern Japanese literature and initiator of a literary trend that continued in various illustrious writers closer to our day schools.