Hajime Saito

Biography

Hajime Saito is an associate professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan. He has been reading Joseph Conrad novels and also studying why many Japanese readers loved reading English literature when Japan was an empire. Now he focuses on the politics of English and American literary studies in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. His publications include: Teikoku Nihon no Eibungaku (English Literary Studies in Imperial Japan) (Jimbun Shoin, 2006) [in Japanese]; and "Embracing Hiroshima", Journal of East-West Thought, September 2016: 91-101.

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