Donald Keene

Donald  Keene

Donald Keene is Columbia University's Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature and University Professor Emeritus. He is the author of almost thirty publications, including Chronicles of My Life: An American in Japan, Frog in the Well: Portraits of Japan by Watanabe Kazan, 1793-1841, Emperor of Japan: Meiji and His World, and a thorough multivolume history of Japanese literature.