Quillon Arkenstone

Postdoctoral Fellow in Japanese Literature and Culture
PhD, University of Hawaii
research interests:
  • Proletarian literature
  • Mystery fiction of the colonial period
  • Travel literature
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Dr. Quillon Arkenstone received his doctorate from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. His dissertation “The Clarté Movement in Japan and Korea 1919-1925” explored the artistic and intellectual origins of proletarian culture in the Japanese empire. His current research interests include early proletarian literature, mystery fiction of the colonial period, and travel literature.