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ASHIZU Kaori, (Associate Professor) [KUID]

Personal Background

Kaori Ashizu was educated at Kyoto University (B.A. and M.A.). After working at Otani University for 10 years, she moved to Kobe University in 2010. She spent a year at the Shakespeare Institute (University of Birmingham) in 1991-2, and was a research associate at the University of Oxford in1999-2000.

Fields of Specialization

Japanese reception of Shakespeare
Barbara Pym

Selected Publications

  • “Rewriting the History of Hamlet reception: Harue Tsutumi and the Late Twentieth Century Japan.” Shakespeare Revived: Kenkyusha, 2016.
  • “Grave Relation: Hamlet , Jyuran Hisao’s ‘Hamuretto’, the Emperor and the War.” Cahiers Élisabéthains 87 (2015).