SOAS University of London

Japan & Korea Section, Department of East Asian Languages & Culture

Alan Cummings

  • Overview
  • Teaching
  • Publications

Overview

Alan Cummings
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Associate Head of Department

Japan and Korea Section, Department of East Asian Languages and Culture

Senior Teaching Fellow In Japanese

SOAS Japan Research Centre (JRC)

Academic Staff, Japan Research Centre

Centre for Translation Studies (CTS)

Member

Name:
Dr Alan Cummings
Email address:
Telephone:
+44(0) 20 7898 4200
Address:
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
391
Office Hours:
Term 1: Monday 1-3pm | Term 2: Tuesday 1-3pm

Teaching

Publications

Authored Books

Cummings, Alan (2013) Haiku: Love. London: The British Museum Press.

Book Chapters

Gerstle, Andrew and Cummings, Alan (2017) 'Japanese Studies at SOAS, University of London'. 世界の日本研究2017: 国際的視野からの日本研究. Kyoto: International Research Centre For Japanese Studies, pp 128-147.

Cummings, Alan (2017) 'Kawatake Mokuami, Money Is All The Matters In This World [Translation]'. A Tokyo Anthology: Literature From Japan's Modern Metropolis, 1850-1920. Honolulu, Hawai'i: University of Hawai'i Press, pp 233-246.

Cummings, Alan (2016) 'Bunraku Stage'. In: Salz, Jonah, (ed.), A History of Japanese Theatre. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp 158-159.

Gerstle, Andrew and Cummings, Alan (2016) 'SOAS, University of London'. In: Cortazzi, Hugh and Kornicki, Peter, (eds.), Japanese Studies in Britain: A Survey & History. Folkestone: Rennaisance Books, pp 187-211.

Singh, Alexandre and Cummings, Alan (2016) 'On The Subject Of Theatrical Costumes: Kabuki'. Causeries. Rotterdam: Witte de With Centre For Contemporary Art, pp 125-137.

Cummings, Alan (2013) 'Benten the Thief'. In: Jones, Sumie and Watanabe, Kenji, (eds.), An Edo Anthology: Literature From Japan's Mega-City, 1750-1850. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, pp 301-321.

Cummings, Alan (2006) 'Kawatake Mokuami to Meiji kabuki no hanzai chiri'. In: Shibahara, Koji and Dodd, Stephen, (eds.), Toshi no fikushon. Tokyo: Seibundô.

Cummings, Alan and Emmert, Richard (2003) 'Viewing the Autumn Foliage / Momijigari'. In: Brandon, James R. and Leiter, Samuel L., (eds.), Kabuki Plays on Stage. Volume 4: Restoration and Reform, 1872-1905. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, pp 302-325.

Cummings, Alan and Hibino, Kei (2002) 'The Three Kichisas and the New Year’s First Visit to the Pleasure Quarters [Sannin Kichisa Kuruwa no Hatsugai]'. In: Brandon, James R. and Leiter, Samuel L., (eds.), Kabuki Plays on Stage. Vol.3 : Darkness and Desire, 1804-1864. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press.

Cummings, Alan (2002) 'Gorozō the Gallant [Gosho no Gorozō]'. In: Brandon, James R. and Leiter, Samuel L., (eds.), Kabuki Plays on Stage. Vol.3 : Darkness and Desire, 1804-1864. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, pp 290-317.

Cummings, Alan (2002) 'The Temple Gate and the Paulownia Crest [Sanmon Gosan no Kiri]'. In: Brandon, James R. and Leiter, Samuel L., (eds.), Kabuki Plays on Stage. Vol.2 : Villainy and Vengeance, 1773-1799. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, pp 72-81.

Cummings, Alan (2002) 'The Revenge at Tengayamura [Katakiuchi Tengayamura]'. In: Brandon, James R. and Leiter, Samuel L., (eds.), Kabuki Plays on Stage. Vol.2 : Villainy and Vengeance, 1773-1799. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, pp 134-171.

Cummings, Alan (2002) 'The Golden Pavilion [Kinkakuji]'. In: Brandon, James R. and Leiter, Samuel L., (eds.), Kabuki Plays on Stage. Vol.1 : Brilliance & Bravado, 1697-1766. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, pp 288-313.

Translations

Gotō, Shizuo and Cummings, Alan (2016) 'Bunraku: Puppet Theatre' A History Of Japanese Theatre, pp 155-183.

Book Reviews

Cummings, Alan (2010) 'Review of Okamoto, Shiro & Leiter, Samuel L. The Man Who Saved Kabuki.'. Japanese Studies, (22) 2, pp 213-215.

Cummings, Alan (2007) 'Review of Unspeakable Acts: The Avant-Garde Theatre of Terayama Shūji and Postwar Japan. By Fisher Sorgenfrei Carol. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2005. Pp. 340. ISBN 0824827961.'. International Journal of Asian Studies, (4) 2, pp 304-305.

 

This list was last generated on Thursday, 26th April 2018, 18:11 Europe/London.