David Gundry


Position Title
Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Culture: Japanese


Research Interest(s):

  • Medieval and early-modern Japanese literature
  • Comparative history of the novel
  • Edo-period popular culture

Selected Publication:

  • Parody, Irony and Ideology in the Fiction of Ihara Saikaku  (Brill, 2017)

Current Projects:

  • Article regarding depictions of sexuality in Ihara Saikaku's fiction, as well as translations of Saikaku's Budō denraiki (Exemplary Tales of the Way of the Warrior, 1687) and Honchō nijū fukō (Twenty Cases of Filial Impiety in Japan, 1686).