Yoshiki Tajiri

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Yoshiki Tajiri
The University of Tokyo

Research Areas


Published Papers

‘Trauma and Ordinary Objects in Virginia Woolf and Samuel Beckett’
Yoshiki Tajiri
Samuel Beckett and Trauma. Ed. Mariko Hori Tanaka, Yoshiki Tajiri, and Michiko Tsushima. Manchester: Manchester UP   135-154   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
In Quest of “Other Modes of Being”: J. M. Coetzee’s Ontological Inquiries
Yoshiki Tajiri
Textual Practice   30(3) 381-397   2016   [Refereed]
Reprinted in J. M. Coetzee: Fictions of the Real. Ed. Anthony Uhlmann. London: Routledge, 2017. pp. 5-21.
Beyond the Literary Theme Park: J. M. Coetzee’s Late Style in The Childhood of Jesus
Yoshiki Tajiri
Journal of Modern Literature   39(2) 72-88   2016   [Refereed]
Reprinted in J. M. Coetzee’s The Childhood of Jesus: The Ethics of Ideas and Things. Ed. Jennifer Rutherford and Anthony Uhlmann. London: Bloomsbury, 2017. pp. 187-209.
‘Beckett, Coetzee and Animals’.
Yoshiki Tajiri
Samuel Beckett and Animals. Ed. Mary Bryden. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)   27-39   2013   [Invited]
'Wyndham Lewis's Pseudocouple: The Childermass as a Precursor of Waiting for Godot'.
Yoshiki Tajiri
Samuel Beckett: Debts and Legacies: New Critical Essays. Ed. Peter Fifield and David Addyman. (London: Bloomsbury)   215-238   2013   [Invited]
“Everyday Life and the Pain of Existence in Happy Days”.
Yoshiki Tajiri
Samuel Beckett and Pain. Ed. Mariko Hori Tanaka, Yoshiki Tajiri and Michiko Tsushima. (Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi)   151-169   Jun 2012
“The Reception of Samuel Beckett in Japan”
Yoshiki Tajiri & Mariko Hori Tanaka
The International Reception of Samuel Beckett, ed. Mark Nixon and Matthew Feldman (London: Continuum)   147-162   2009   [Invited]
“Beckett’s Legacy in the Work of J. M. Coetzee”
Yoshiki Tajiri
Samuel Beckett Today / Aujourd’hui   19 361-370   2008   [Refereed]
“Transforming the Pseudo-Couple: Beckett in Kenzaburo Oe’s Good-Bye, My Book!”
Yoshiki Tajiri
Beckett’s Literary Legacies, eds. Mark Nixon and Matthew Feldman (Cambridge Scholars Publishing)   78-94   2007   [Invited]
“Samuel Beckett et la mécanisation d’Echo”
Yoshiki Tajiri
Samuel Beckett Today / Aujourd’hui   17 435-447   2006   [Refereed]

Books etc

Samuel Beckett and Trauma
Yoshiki Tajiri (Part:Joint Editor)
Manchester University Press   Jul 2018   
Samuel Beckett and Pain
Yoshiki Tajiri (Part:Joint Editor)
Rodopi   Jun 2012   
Samuel Beckett and the Prosthetic Body: The Organs and Senses in Modernism
Yoshiki Tajiri
Palgrave Macmillan   Jan 2007