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Faculty and Research

Building on the relationship between words and performance, we study the true value of literature as manifested in an era of social media and e-books.

Associate Professor Doctor of Philosophy


  • Department: General Education Division
  • Graduate school:

Toward Literature 2.0

Research Area Literature and Thought of Germany and Austria
Research Interests Literary Performativity
Selected Publications (1) Karl Kraus as language-architect. For his actuality in the times of socialmedia (in German, in: Inter. Festschrift für E. Scheiffele zum Siebzigsten. iudicium-Verlag, 2012, pp.102-117)
(2) Die Performativity of the satire by Karl Kraus. For his "written show-art". (in German, duncker & humblot, 2015)
(Undergraduate Course)
Waseda-University (B.A.)
(Master's/Doctral Course)
Waseda-University (M.A., Ph.D)
E-mail e_kouno(at)kindai.ac.jp

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Faculty and Research

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