Wakako Suzuki

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Japanese Literary and Cultural Studies
Wakako Suzuki received her Bachelor of Arts in German Literature from Rikkyo University and her Master of Arts in Japanese Literature from Stanford University. She is interested in the role of translation and adaptation in Japanese literature, with a particular focus on the shifting concept of authors and authorship in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Among her interests is included the modern reception of setsuwa as adaptations of classical folktales and fables in Japan.