SHISHIN Alexander

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SHISHIN Alexander
Kobe Women's University
Faculty of Literature, Department of English
Job title
Master of Fine Arts in English, Creative Writing(University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Department of English, School of Humanities and Fine Arts)(U.S.A.)), Ph. D. in English ; Literature, Creative Writing, Interdisciplinary Studies(The Union Institute, The Graduate School (U.S.A.))


The Rota Fortuna in John Kennedy Toole's ┣DBThe(/)-┫DB ┣DBNeon(/)-┫DB ┣DBBible(/)-┫DB.
Bulletin of Kobe Women's University      1992
Paradox and Acceptance in Theodore Roethke
Tabard Kobe Women's University      1991
Teaching Writing : Notes and Anecdotes.
British Council Japan English Association Bulletin      1991
What George Orwell Meant in ┣DBAnimal(/)-┫DB ┣DBFarm(/)-┫DB and ┣DBNineteen(/)-┫DB ┣DBEighty-Four(/)-┫DB : Part I : ┣DBAnimal(/)-┫DB ┣DBFarm(/)-┫DB and the Revolution Betrayed.
Bulletin of Kobe Women's University      1991
The Tragicomic Vision of John Kennedy Toole.
Tabard. Kobe Women's University      1990

Books etc

"┣DBReal Time(/)-┫DB : ┣DBA Japanese Utopian Romance(/)-┫DB " ┣DBand(/)-┫DB ┣DBScholary(/)-┫DB ┣DBCommentary(/)-┫DB
University Microfilm International, Ann Arbor, Michigan. January   1995   
┣DBThe Shy Voice in American Literature and Other Selected Critical Works, 1984-1997(/)-┫DB
"Chester Llyod Washirgton, Jr." ┣DBThe Scribner Encyclo pedia of American Lives : Volume One : Notable Americans Who Died Between 1981 and 1985.(/)-┫DB
Charles Scribner's Sons   1998   
"The Divine Spark"(Short Story)
┣DBThe First Sunday Afternoon Anthology(/)-┫DB The Sunday Afternoon Press of the Kansai Writers'Assocation   1998   
"Gender and In dustry in ┣DBHerland(/)-┫DB : Trees as a Means of Production and Metaphor." ┣DBA Very Different Story : Studies on the Fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilman(/)-┫DB
University of Liverpool Press   1998   


Essay and Journalistic Writing : Asahi Evening News. 1. Book reviews. 2. Opinion column : "As I See It. " 3. Articles in "Lies of Our Times"(New York), "Kyoto Journal. " 4. Essay, "Radical Art" in Edge, Fall1990
Artistic Activity   1985
Creative Writing. Short Stories and Novel-in-progress(Jo-chan). Most recent publication : Chapter from Jo-chan in Kyoto Journal, Summer, 1990
Artistic Activity   1990
Work toward Ph. D. in Creative Writing (Literary Studies) with interdisciplinary work in Politics and Photography with The Union Institute C Cincinnati, Ohio, U. S. A. ) begun on March 1992
Major academic presentation : "The Shy Voice in American Literature", English Alumni Assoc. , Koyasan University, Nov. 24.1991
Major academic presentation : "English Education in Japan" As it is and as It Should be, Annual Conference, Miyazaki High English Teaehens' ASSOCIATION

Research Grants & Projects

Influence of the "Superfluous man" theme in Russian Literature and its influence on European and American Literature
Jack London as Social Thinker and Utopian Literature
The Influence of Anton Chekhov on Raymond Carver
Utilizing the arts to create community
Interdisciplinary Studies in the arts and Sciences in cultivating ethical development