Professor Yumiko Yamada

Title prefix: 
Professor
First name: 
Yumiko
Family name: 
Yamada
Country: 
Japan
Institution: 
Kobe College
Department: 
Department of English
Title: 
Professor of English
Languages: 
English Japanese
Teaching areas: 

English Literature

Comparative Literature/Culture

Research areas: 

Literature and Medical Humanism:Ben Jonson, Cervantes, Rabelais, Hippocrates, Galen, Huarte de San Huan
Poetics
Literature and Music: Jonson, Shakespeare, Milton, Handel Richard Strauss, Verdi
HIstory of Ideas
History of Economics
History of Politics

Comparative Literature/Culture

 

Conferences: 

"Handel and the First Great Bubble"(4th Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities)2006
 

“Messiah and Its Comic Thread”(The 11th Annual Conference for the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies: History, Authority, Performance (the Newport Beach Marriot Hotel, Newport Beach, CA) 2003
 

"Poetics in Performance: Paul Agnew’s Conversations with Milton, Jonson and Shakespeare"(International Symposium of Connotations, Society for Critical Debate (Gleimhaus, Halberstadt) 2001
 

“Ben Jonson and Cervantes: The Influence of Huarte de San Juan on Their Comic Theory”(7th World Shakespeare Congress (Facultad de Filologia, Valencia) 2001
 

Seminar "From Manuscript to Theatre to Print: the Early Transmission to the Texts of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries"(29th International Shakespeare Conference (The Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon) 2000


Discussant on the Speech Delivered by Prof. Ronald Vince, McMaster University "The Aristotelian Theatrical Paradigm as Cultural-Historical Construct"(International Colloquium of Theatre Studies'95 1995)
 

"Shakespeare and Kabuki in Maurice Bejart: His King Lear, 'The Death of Cordelia'"(International Conference on Shakespeare and Kabuki 1995)


 

Publications: 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 

1. BOOKS

 

 

 

THE FIRST BUBBLE AND THE MESSIAH MYTH: HANDEL AND THE UNATTAINED GOLDEN AGE.  Kyoto: Sekaishisosha, 2009, 374pp. (Japanese)

RICHARD STRAUSS IN THE THIRD REICH: HIS “COMIC” STRUGGLE.

 Kyoto: Sekaishisosha, 2004, 240pp. (Japanese)

BEN JONSON AND CERVANTES: TILTING AT THE CHIVALRIC ROMANCES.

          Tokyo: Maruzen, 2000. 200pp. (English) Reviewed in "Cervantes"  et al.

BEN JONSON AND CERVANTES: ROMANCES OF CHIVALRY AND LITERATURE OF HUMANISM. Kyoto: Sekaishisosha, 1995, 376pp. (Japanese)

 

 

2. CONTRIBUTIONS TO BOOKS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Shakespeare and Kabuki in Maurice Bejart: His King Lear: La Mort de Cordelia." TRANSVESTISM AND THE ONNAGATA TRADITIONS IN SHAKESPEARE AND KABUKI. Global Oriental, 2006. (English)

“Strauss and Don Quixote: Richard III’s Revolt.” CERVANTES Y SUMUNDO II. Eds. Kurt Reichenber and Dario Fernandez Morera. (English)

 

 

 

"Ben Jonson: A Neoclassical Response." CERVANTES IN THE ENGLISH SPEAKING WORLD. Kaasel:Edition Reichenberger, 2005.(English)

 “Ben Jonson and Cervantes: The Influence of Huarte de San Juan on Their Comic Theory.” PROCEEDINGS OF 7TH WORLD SHAKESPEARE CONG RESS, APRIL 18-23. Eds. Tom Clayton et al. Newark: U of Delaware P, 2003. (English)

 

"The Masque of Queens: Between Sight and Sound"HOT QUESTRISTS AFTER THE ENGLISH RENAISSANCE. NEW YORK: AMS, 2000. (English)

3. Articles

 

 

"Reproducing Living Organisms: Ben Jonson's Dramaturgy of Procreation"  Connotations (Waxmann: Muenster & New York)  8/3, 294-303 2000.

"Are Jonson and Rabelais Elegant or Grotesque?: A Response to Rocco Coronato"  Connotations (Waxmann: Muenster & New York) 1999.
 

"Deeper into the Bakhtinian Labyrinth: A Response to Rocco Coronato, 'Carnival Vindicated to Himself?'"Connotations(Waxmann: Muenster & New York)1998.