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Christopher Larcombe

Christopher Larcombe

Department Comparative Literature
Faculty Adviser Professor T.B. Hare
Year of Study G1
Undergraduate Institution University of Sydney
Undergraduate Major English, Japanese, Law

 

Personal Bio From Sydney, Australia, where I studied English, Japanese and Law. Have presented papers at academic conferences in English literature and Asian Studies. Tutored ancient Asian civilizations at the University of Sydney, and English literature at secondary schools. Worked also as a legal researcher to a chambers of barristers in Sydney.
Fun Fact Avid book collector, mainly 16th and 17th century English history and literature. As an undergraduate ran track, 100 and 200m.
   
Research Keywords Japanese and English literature, literary criticism and philosophy of literature, law
Research Pitch I have a longstanding interest in literary tragedy, both in its central instances and in its inflections during cultural periods nominally hostile to or historically unrelated to it. In my doctoral research, I examine language phenotypes and literary representations related to action, the causation of and attribution of responsibility for action, intention, and individuation in Ancient Greek tragedy and the texts of the late Medieval Japanese poetic dramatist, Zeami. I am particularly interested in how such phenotypes, or language markers, derived from or were associated with contemporary legal concepts and practises.
   
Meet and Greet 10/13 Yes, I will attend.
Meet and Greet 10/17 Yes, I will attend.
Meal for Mentoring 11/14 Yes, I will attend.
Meal for Mentoring 11/15 Yes, I will attend.

 

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