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WATSON MichaelGeoff

ワトソン マイケル | WATSON MichaelGeoff
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Professor
Homepage URL  (1): http://www.meijigakuin.ac.jp/~ascj/
Research field  (2): Literature - European ,  Literature - Japanese
Research keywords  (11): 古典文学の海外受容 ,  translation of Japanese classics ,  translation theory ,  noh plays ,  war tales ,  Heike Monogatari (Tale of the Heike) ,  translation of Japanese classics ,  翻訳論 ,  謡曲 ,  軍記物語 ,  平家物語
Papers (39):
  • Mochizuki: History and Context. Mime Journal. 2021. 27. 37-47
  • From Naming and Seeing to Posthumous Judgments: How to Read Character in The Tale of the Heike. Beiträge zur mediävistischen Erzählforschung. 2020. 7. 199-227
  • Monika Fludernik and Marie-Laure Ryan, eds., Narrative Factuality. A Handbook (Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter). Premodern Japanese Narratives and the Problem of Referentiality and Factuality. 2019
  • Word choice and sentence division in the translation of classical Japanese literature. 2018
  • English-language translations of the Man'yoshu. Annual report of Man'yo historical research. 2017. 15. 93-108
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MISC (4):
  • Michael Watson. Research perspectives: foreign-language publications in 2015 in the field of noh studies. Nogaku Kenkyu: Journal of the Institute of Nogaku Studies. 2019. 43. 100-101
  • Michael Watson. Research perspectives: foreign-language publications in 2014 in the field of noh studies. Nogaku Kenkyu: Journal of the Institute of Nogaku Studies. 2018. 42. 138-141
  • Review of Heike monogatari to iu sekai bungaku (The Tale of the Heike as world literature) by Tsutomu Kusaka. Kokubungaku kenkyu. 2018. 182. 83-86
  • Soseki's "Cat's-paw Philosophy". Meiji Gakuin review. International & regional studies. 1993. 10
Books (4):
  • Word choice and sentence division in the translation of classical Japanese literature
    Seikansha 2018 ISBN:9784909181114
  • <I>Expressions of the Invisible: A Comparative Study of Noh and Other Theatrical Traditions</I>
    The Nogami Memorial Noh Theatre Research Institute of Hosei University. Noh Research Studies 3. 2015
  • Like Clouds and Mists: Studies and Translations of No Plays of the Genpei War
    Cornell Univ East Asia Program 2013
  • 'L'écho des vicissitudes humaines': The Tale of the Heike through its Translation History
    FrancoAngeli (Rome, Italy) 2012 ISBN:9788856841817
Lectures and oral presentations  (71):
  • The <I>Heike monogatari:</I> style and narrative
    (Le Dit des Heike et autres recits guerriers: une epopee japonaise? 2017)
  • Japanese Ancient Narratives and the Problem of their Referentiality and Factuality
    (Handbook Conference on Factual Narrative 2017)
  • Word choice and sentence division in translations from classical Japanese literature
    (Rewriting the Tale of Genji: Translation, Commentary, Adaptations 2017)
  • Visions of Armoured Figures: Structure and Language in Early Warrior Plays
    (Contemporary Tradition: Japanese Performance Genre Today 2016)
  • Changes in the Translation of Pillow Words from the <I>Man'yōshū</I>)
    (International Symposium on Ancient Interactions 2016)
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Works (20):
  • Round table talk : Discussion of the Concept of Classics
    KAWAI Kozo, UENO Makoto, KUTSUKAKE Yoshihiko, Michael WATSON, KONO Kimiko 2018 -
  • Translations of the Japanese Classics 6, The two endings of Heike monogatari
    2011 -
  • An Overview of Foreign-Language Translations of Heike Monogatari
    2010 -
  • Translations of the Opening of the Heike monogatari (3)
    2010 -
  • "The Sala Trees": Translations of the Opening of the Heike monogatari (2)
    2010 -
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Education (3):
  • 1998 - 2003 University of Oxford Japanese Studies
  • 1976 - 1978 Manchester University Medieval German Literature
  • 1972 - 1975 University of Cambridge German and Italian
Professional career (3):
  • B.A. (Hons.) (University of Cambridge)
  • Master of Arts (MA) (Manchester University)
  • D.Phil., University of Oxford (University of Oxford)
Work history (4):
  • 2011/04 - 現在 Meijigakuin University Faculty of International Studies, Department of Global and Transcultural Studies
  • 1999/04 - 2011/03 Meijigakuin University Faculty of International Studies, Department of International Stidies
  • 1990/04 - 1999/03 Meijigakuin University Faculty of International Studies, Department of International Stidies
  • 1986/04 - 1990/03 Meijigakuin University Faculty of International Studies, Department of International Stidies
Association Membership(s) (2):
Asian Society Conference Japan ,  Asian Society Conference Japan
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