Thomas Hare

William Sauter LaPorte '28 Professor in Regional Studies; Professor of Comparative Literature; Chair, Department of Comparative Literature


(609) 258–7202


113 East Pyne Building


Tom Hare earned his BA from Princeton in East Asian Studies, his PhD from the University of Michigan, and before coming to Princeton, taught at Stanford University.

A specialist in Japanese literature through the eighteenth century as well as ancient Egyptian representational systems, he is the author of ReMembering Osiris: Number, Gender and the Word in Ancient Egyptian Representational Systems (1999). His most recent book, Zeami, Performance Notes (2008) won the Hôsei University Noh Drama Prize in Memory of actor Kanze Hisao.

Professor Thomas Hare is a member of associated faculty for the Program in Medieval Studies. Read his full bio on the Department of Comparative Literature website.

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