Takamiya, Toshiyuki, b.1944, Professor of Literature

Identity area

Type of entity


Authorized form of name

Takamiya, Toshiyuki, b.1944, Professor of Literature

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence



Professor Takamiya was born in Tokyo in 1944. He studied English at Keio University and achieved his doctorate in English at Sheffield University in 1998. He has taught at Keio University and the University of Cambridge where, as a graduate student in the 1970s, he began collection historic manuscripts. As of 2014 he was Professor Emeritus at Keio University.

Professor Takamiya was also a councillor on the board of the English Literature Society Japan, 1995-2004, trustee and later president of the Japan Society for Medieval English Studies, 1995-2009, trustee of the New Chaucer Society, 2004-2009, and director of The Humanities Media Research Institute at Keio University.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area


Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

GB 193

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion




'Toshiyuki Takamiya, language educator' (http://prabook.org/web/person-view.html?profileId=353679)

'Takamiya, Toshiyuki' in Michael F. Suarez and H. R. Woudhuysen, eds. 'The Oxford Companion to the Book' (Oxford, 2010)

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC