“Far be it from me to shrink from the investigation of the scholar, or the critic. Gentlemen, my closet is open to you — I very respectfully entreat your entrance”

James White, Falstaff's Letters


Welcome to
David Chandler's website.

I am an Associate Professor in English Literature at Doshisha University, Kyoto.

I specialise in the literature of the Romantic Period, and also have a strong interest in opera and musical theatre.

  "The Rising of the Skylark" (1839) by Samuel Palmer (1805-81).
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