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English and American poetry educator

Naomi Matsuura, English and American poetry educator. Avocations: oil painting, gardening. M C. Member English Literature Society Japan, Dylan Thomas Society of Great Britain (overseas committee member), Wales branch Dylan Thomas Society (honorary, life).

Background

Matsuura, Naomi was born on April 27, 1931 in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.

Education

Bachelor of Education, Kobe (Japan) University, 1954.

Career

Professor, Kyoto (Japan) Women's U., 1973-1997;academic advisor graduate course, Kyoto (Japan) Women's U., 1982;dean department literature, director, trustee, Kyoto (Japan) Women's U., 1982-1984. Visiting professor U. College Swansea, United Kingdom, 1977.

Achievements

  • Avocations: oil painting, gardening. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Collections of Japanese Poetry, 1969, 82, Image and Metamorphosis, 1975, Dylan Thomas and His Welsh Background, 1979, The Green Fuse-Appreciation of Dylan Thomas' Poetry, 1980, My Long Friend Dylan - Through His Awareness of Word and Being (The Dylan Thomas Society Great Britain, 1995). Essays on Contemporary British Poetry, 1996.

Membership

Member English Literature Society Japan, Dylan Thomas Society of Great Britain (overseas committee member), Wales branch Dylan Thomas Society (honorary, life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, gardening.

Connections

Married S. Ishihara, 1999. 2 children.

spouse:
S. Ishihara