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Japan Women's University
Faculty of Human Sciences and Design, Department of Child Studies
Job title
(BLANK), Philosophy of Doctor(University of Roehampton)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2009
.Oct.-Japan Women's University Professor
Apr 2007
Sep 2009
.Ap-.Sep Aichi Prefectural University Professor
Apr 1992
Mar 2007
.Ap.-.Mar.Aichi Prefectural University Associate Professor
Apr 1990
Mar 1992
.Ap.-.Mar.Aichi Prefectural University Lecturer


Graduate School, Division of Letters, Kwansai Gakuin University
Faculty of Literature, Kobe University

Committee Memberships

President of Research Society for Children's Literature in English
Board Member of Society for Children's Literature Studies
Sub-President of Japan Research Society for Victorian Culture

Published Papers

Little Lord Fauntleroy Revisited: Deconstructing its Cultural Myth
Ariko Kawabata
Tinker Bell   44 32-44   1999
India/France/England--the Cultural Diversity in A Little Princess
Ariko Kawabata
Tinker Bell   46 16-31   2001
A Study of The Method of Lady Walderhurst: Frances Hodgson Burnett's Lmperial Gothic
Ariko Kawabata
The Journal of the faculty of Foreign Studies Aichi Prefectural University   33 1-20   2001
Lass O' Lawries
Ariko Kawabata
The Journal of The Faculty of Studies Aichi Prefectural University   30 27-46   1998
What Mary has brought back: Dynamics of England-India in The Secret Garden
The Journal of the Faculty of Foreign Studies Aichi Prefectural University   34 1-26   2002

Books etc

Making of an English Lady (Co-author: Yoriko Iwata)
Kawade-Shobo-Shin Sha   2002   
The Goldren Age of Children's Literature in England and America
Minelva Shobo   2005   
In the Garden: Essays in Honor of Frances Hodgson Burnett
Scarecrow   2006   
Children's Book and Food: How to eat the Stories
Tamagawa University Press   2007   
A Glimpse of the World through Girl's Fiction
Kawadeshobo-Shinsha   2006   

Conference Activities & Talks

Rose and Ivory-A Reading of the Secret Garden
Children's Literature International Summer School   2003   
Famly, Sense of Loss, Belonging and Storytelling: An Anglo-Indian Narrator in The Borrowers
The 17th Biennial Congress of International Research Society for Children's Literature   2005   
Dinner and Diner in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Japan Society for Children's Literature in England 2007 Congress   2007   
A Study of Robert Westall's The Kingdom by the Sea
Japan Society for Children's Literature in English 2008 Congress   2008   
A Fair Barbarian and ""the Noble Bachelor""-The Trans-Atlantic Marriage Plot in Burnett and Doyle
Beyond the Secret Garden Conference at California State University   2003   


A Judge of Sankei Prize for Children's Publication 2005―
The Others   
Guest Researcher at International Library of Children's Literature
The Others   

Research Grants & Projects

Children's Literature written in English
Children's Literature in English
19 Century English Novels