Robert Tuck

Asst. Prof, Modern Japanese Literature
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0202

Biography

Robert Tuck studies 19th century Japanese literature and culture, especially Sino-Japanese literary genres and cultural relations. His first book, “Idly Scribbling Rhymers: Poetry, Print, and Community in 19th Century Japan,” was published in July 2018 by Columbia University Press. His next project is a complete translation of and monograph on arguably the most widely-read text of 19th Century Japan, Rai Sanyo’s “Nihon gaishi” (An Unofficial History of Japan, 1827). Tuck is an assistant professor in the School of International Letters and Cultures.

Education

Ph.D. Modern Japanese Literature, Columbia University

Courses

Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
JPN 115 Japanese Popular Culture
JPN 401 Reading Modern Japanese Texts

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