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English educator

Takao Saijo, Japanese English educator. Member Dickens Fellowship Japan (honorary secretary 1999-2005).

Background

Saijo, Takao was born on January 9, 1942 in Tokushima, Japan. Son of Yozaemon and Masako Saijo.

Education

Bachelor in Education, Tokushima University, Japan, 1964. Master of Arts, Hiroshima University, Japan, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Hiroshima University, Japan, 1999.

Postgraduate, University Iowa, 1969.

Career

Teacher Mima Shoko High School, Tokushima, 1964-1965. Lector Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, 1971-1974, associate professor, 1974-1981, professor, 1981-1994, Konan University, Kobe, Japan, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Translator: The Uncommercial Traveller, 1982. Editor: A Guide to Taking Notes, 1991, Charles Dickens: His Novels and Society, 1998, Victorian Novels and Crime, 2002, The Reader's Encyclopedia of Charles Dickens, 2007. Contributor articles on Charles Dickens to professional journals.

Membership

Member Dickens Fellowship Japan (honorary secretary 1999-2005).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Noh plays, theatres, swimming.

Connections

Married Kiko Okuma, March 18, 1972. Children: Motoyuki, Hiroko.

father:
Yozaemon Saijo

mother:
Masako Saijo

spouse:
Kiko Okuma

child:
Motoyuki Saijo

child:
Hiroko Saijo