Beniko Imamura

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Beniko Imamura
Kokushikan University
Faculty of Business, Department of Business
M.A. in English(Gakushuin University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Associate Professor, Kokushikan University
Oct 2012
Mar 2018
Associate Professor, Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University
Apr 2006
Sep 2012
Lecturer, Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University


Department of Linguistics and Literature, Graduate School of Humanties, Kyushu University
English Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters, Gakushuin University

Published Papers

Representation of Darwin's Theory in the Text of Thomas Hardy's Poems and The Well-Beloved
Beniko Imamura
Kokushikan University Bulletn of the Research Institute of Business   (49) 47-68   Mar 2019
An Anti-Heroine's Withered Sebsibility under the Control of Victorian Censorship: Far from the Madding Crowd Reconsidered
Beniko Imamura
KYOYO-RONSHU Liberal Arts Review   43(82) 29-45   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
A Passionate Heroine's Disillusionment with the Native's Return: Reading The Return of the Native
Beniko Imamura
Kyushu University English Review   (58号) 19-36   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
The Universalization of a Heroic Individual: The Mayor of Casterbridge, a Chronicle as Tragedy
52 1-16   Mar 2016
“Hardy’s Literary Expressions of the Victorian Crisis of Faith”
Beniko Imamura
Journal of Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University, English Linguistics and Literature, Vol. 46, 2010, 37-52.   46(46号) 37-51.-52   2010


“Hardy’s Fin-de-siēcle Malaise: What Underlies His Transition from Fiction to Poetry”
Beniko Imamura
The Bulletin of the Thomas Hardy Society of Japan, Vol. 35, 2009, 13-34, 123-124.   35 13-34, 123-124   2010
“Queen Victoria’s Relationship with John Brown in Mrs. Brown”
Beniko Imamura
Learning British History through Movies, Tokyo: KINSEIDO Publishing Co., Ltd.   177-180   2010
“The Glorious Reign of Queen Victoria”
Beniko Imamura
Learning British History through Movies, KINSEIDO Publishing Co., Ltd.   181-183   2010
“Beatrix Potter, the Creator of Peter Rabbit in Miss Potter”
Beniko Imamura
Learning British History through Movies, KINSEIDO Publishing Co., Ltd.   244-247   2010
“The Creation Process of Peter Pan in Finding Neverland”
Beniko Imamura
Learning British History through Movies, KINSEIDO Publishing Co., Ltd.   248-251   2010

Books etc

The Whole Thomas Hardy(This book was published on the 50th anniversary of The Thomas Hardy Society of Japan.)
Tokyo: OTOWA-TSURUMI Publishing Company, edited by Suguru Fukasawa, Ayuzawa Norimitsu, Kensuke Morimatsu, and Akira Tamai,   2007   
Kipling’s Selected Indian Stories
OHTORI Publishing Co., edited by Makinori Hashimoto and Kazuhisa Takahashi, OHTORI   2008   
Learning British History through Movies
Tokyo: KINSEIDO Publishing Co., Ltd.edited by Tetsuo Yoshida and Yoshitoshi Murasao   

Conference Activities & Talks

“The Napoleonic Wars for Hardy: The Creation Process of The Dynasts from The Trumpet- Major, and the Dramatic Form”
The 51st Meeting of The Thomas Hardy Society of Japan   2009   
“The Gradual Maturation of an Outspoken Orphan Girl into a Sensible Young Woman: Anne of Green Gables Reconsidered”
The 6th Meeting of The Association for Teaching English through Movies (Kansai Branch)   2008   
“Hardy’s Last Novel: The Well-Beloved Reconsidered”
The 77th General Meeting of The English Literary Society of Japan   2005   
“An Agent of Hardy’s Fatalism, From Greek Tragedy through Darwinism”
The 46th Meeting of The Thomas Hardy Society of Japan   2003   
“Thomas Hardy as a Poet"
The Annual Conference of the Gakushuin English Society   2001   

Research Grants & Projects

Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy, Kazuo Ishiguro