Associate professor emeritus
Karen Blixens Plads 8, 2300 København S, Søndre Campus
Primary fields of research
Japanese language: modern and classic.
Modern and contemporary Japanese lierature: Mori Ôgai, Iwano Hômei, Abé Kôbô, and Murakami Haruki.
Comparative Literature: Mori Ôgai's translations of Scandinavian literature; Hanc Christian Andersen, August Strindberg, Henrik Ibsen.
Japanese culture and society: Animé, Manga.
Cultural Translation: Cultural relations between Denmark and Japan
– Cultural relations between Denmark and Japan 1873-1905, a book scheduled to be published in 2009.
(The first volume covering 1600-1873 was published in 2003.)
– Exercises in ‘Cultural Translation’ – Mori Ôgai’s Translation of Ibsen’s Plays.
– Analyses of Haruki Murakami's works.