Ueda, Makoto

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UEDA, Makoto

UEDA, Makoto. American (born Japan), b. 1931. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Biography, Translations, Novellas/Short stories. Career: University of Toronto, lecturer, 1961-62, assistant professor, 1962-65, associate professor, 1965-68, professor, 1968-71; Stanford University, California, professor of Japanese and comparative literature, 1971-96. Publications: (trans.) The Old Pine Tree and Other Noh Plays, 1962; Zeami, Basho, Yeats, Pound: A Study in Japanese and English Poetics, 1965; Literary and Art Theories in Japan, 1967; Matsuo Basho, 1970; Modern Japanese Haiku: An Anthology, 1976; Modern Japanese Writers and the Nature of Literature, 1976; Modern Japanese Poets and the Nature of Literature, 1983; Basho and His Interpreters, 1991; The Path of Flowering Thorn: The Life and Poetry of Yosa Buson, 1998. EDITOR: The Mother of Dreams and Other Short Stories, 1986; Modern Japanese Tanka: An Anthology, 1996; Light Verse from the Floating World: An Anthology of Premodern Japanese Senryu, 1999; Far beyond the Field: Haiku by Japanese Women, 2003. Address: 160 Formway Ct., Los Altos, CA 94022, U.S.A.