Linda Flores is an Associate Professor of modern Japanese literature in the faculty of Oriental Studies and a Fellow in Japanese Studies (Pembroke College) at the University of Oxford. She received her PhD in East Asian Languages and Cultures from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her publications include topics such as inter-textuality in Japanese fiction after the Triple Disaster of March 11, 2011; transnationalism and war brides in post war Japanese literature; and perverse motherhood in the fiction of Takahashi Takako. Her research interests include women’s writing, post 3.11 literature, and contemporary fiction.
Interviews with Linda Flores
To the western eye, Japan often appears as a surprising combination of very advanced development, and extreme cultural peculiarity. Linda Flores, Associate Professor of modern Japanese literature at the University of Oxford, guides us through this discovery with five great works of modern Japanese literature.