Law, Graham 1953-
LAW, Graham 1953-
PERSONAL: Born February 25, 1953; married; children: two. Education: Attended University of London, 1972-73; University of Exeter, B.A. (English literature; first class honors), 1977; University of Sussex, D.Phil. (English literature), 1986.
ADDRESSES: Home—Minami-cho 3-9-18, Tanashishi, Tokyo 188-0012, Japan. Offıce—School of Law, Waseda University, Nishi-Waseda 1-6-1, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8050, Japan. E-mail—[email protected] ac.jp.
CAREER: Auxiliary mathematics teacher at a school in London, England, 1973-74; Shinshu University, in Japan, foreign lecturer in English, 1981-85; Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan, foreign lecturer in British studies, 1985-88; Keisen Jogakuen College, Japan, associate professor of British and American studies, 1988-92, adjunct lecturer, 1992-99; Waseda University, Tokyo, adjunct lecturer, 1990-92, associate professor, 1992-95, professor of English at School of Law, 1995—. University of the Air, guest associate professor, 1988-95, guest professor, 1995—; Tokyo University, adjunct lecturer, 1989—; University of Exeter, honorary research fellow in English and American studies, 1997—; guest lecturer at University of London, Manchester Metropolitan University, City University of New York, and Doshisha University.
MEMBER: English Literature Society of Japan, Japan Association of Language Teachers, Japan Association of College English Teachers, Wilkie Collins Society, Society for the History of Authorship, Readership, and Publishing, Research Society for Victorian Periodicals.
(Editor) Wilkie Collins, The Evil Genius (scholarly edition), Broadview Press (Peterborough, Ontario, Canada), 1994.
(Editor) Charles Dickens, Hard Times (scholarly edition), Broadview Press (Peterborough, Ontario, Canada), 1996.
In Contrast: Institutions and Practices in Britain andJapan, notes by Norimasa Morita, Macmillan Language House (Tokyo, Japan), 1997.
(Editor, with Adrian J. Pinnington) Charles Dickens, Great Expectations (scholarly edition), Broadview Press (Peterborough, Ontario, Canada), 1998.
Serializing Fiction in the Victorian Press, Palgrave (New York, NY), 2000.
Indexes to Fiction in the "Illustrated London News,"1842-1901, and "Graphic," 1869-1901, Victorian Fiction Research Unit, Department of English, University of Queensland (St. Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia), 2001.
(Editor) David Pae, Lucy the Factory Girl (scholarly edition), Sensation Press (Hastings, Sussex, England), 2001.
(With Aquila Morita, Eiichi Yubane, Taeko Koya, and Atsushi Chiba) Greening up the World, Sebido (Tokyo, Japan), 2001.
Author of English-language textbooks. Contributor to books, including Studies in Team Teaching, edited by Minoru Wada and Antony Cominos, Kenkyusha (Tokyo, Japan), 1994; Corresponding Powers, edited by George Hughes, Boydell & Brewer (Cambridge, England), 1997; Beyond Sensation: Mary Elizabeth Braddon in Context, edited by Marlene Tromp, Pamela K. Gilbert, and Aeron Haynie, State University of New York Press (Albany, NY), 2000; Reality's DarkLight: The Transgressive Wilkie Collins, edited by M. K. Bachman and D. R. Cox, University of Tennessee Press (Knoxville, TN), 2001; and A Companion to the Victorian Novel, edited by William Baker and Kenneth Womack, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 2002. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Comparative Literature, Victorian Periodicals Review, Media History, Review of English Studies, and Humanitas. Coeditor, Wilkie Collins Society Journal, 1998—; member of editorial board, JALT Journal, 1995—.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Novels in Newspapers: An International History, with Norimasa Morita, for University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), completion expected in 2004; a scholarly edition of The Public Face of Wilkie Collins: An Edition of the Unpublished Letters, three volumes, with William Baker, Andrew Gasson, and Paul Lewis, Pickering & Chatto (London, England), 2005.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Choice, June, 2001, R. T. Van Arsdel, review of Serializing Fiction in the Victorian Press, p. 1795.
Times Literary Supplement, February 9, 2001, Richard Altick, review of Serializing Fiction in the Victorian Press, p. 5.
Graham Law Home Page,http://faculty.web.waseda.ac.jp/glaw/ (November 8, 2001).