Education : 1984-87 Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Princeton University. Dissertation: "Comparative Heresies: Transcendence and Immanence in Modernist Poetics in Japan, France, and the United States" 1982-84 M.A., Comparative Literature, Princeton University 1980-82 M.A., East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University. Thesis: "Meaning to See: The Sôtô Zen Hermeneutics of Dôgen Kigen" (1200-1253) 1979-80 Inter-University Center for Japanese Language, Tokyo 1977-79 M.A., East Asian Literature, Cornell University. Thesis: "Textual Aspects of Participatory Realism in Noh: The Lyric Sequence in the Noh Text." 1975-76 Deutsche Akademische Auslandsdienst Fellow, Universität Würzburg 1973-76 B.A., Summa cum Laude, German Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo.