University of Southern California
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Abstract James Main Dixon was a Scottish teacher and author, and an important scholar of the Scots language. In addition to teaching at his alma mater, St. Andrews University, Dixon spent almost 12 years in Japan from 1880 to 1992 where he was a professor of English and a translator of Hojoki; he also taught Hidesaburo Saito, one of the first Japanese writers of English grammar. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1885. Between 1892 and 1901 Dixon taught English...