Jun Kubota

Jun Kubota (久保田 淳 Kubota Jun, born 13 June 1933) is a scholar of Japanese literature. He is best-known for his work on medieval waka.

Jun Kubota

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Jun Kubota was born on 13 June 1933[1] in Tokyo.[1]

After working as an assistant professor at Shirayuri Women's University,[1] in 1984 he became a professor at the University of Tokyo,[1] before returning to Shirayuri as a professor in 1994.[1] In 2005 he joined the Japan Academy.[1]

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He is a specialist in medieval Japanese literature,[1] and his particular known for his work on the history of waka of the classical and medieval periods.[1] His notable works include Shinkokin Wakashū Zenhyōshaku (新古今和歌集全評釈) and Fujiwara no Teika to Sono Jidai (藤原定家とその時代).[1]

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Works citedEdit

  • "Kubota Jun" 久保田淳. Nihon Jinmei Daijiten Plus (in Japanese). Kodansha. 2015. Retrieved 2018-09-08. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)