Kazuo Ishiguro
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Kazuo Ishiguro

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How Japanese is Ishiguro?
What role does memory and unreliability play in his narratives?
Why was The Unconsoled (1995) perceived to be such a radical break from the earlier novels?. The first complete study to consider all of Ishiguro's work from A pale view of the hills (1982) to When we were Orphans (2000), including his short stories and television plays. Explores the centrality of dignity and displacement in Ishiguro's vision, and teases out the connotations of home and homelessness in his fictions. Invaluable for students at all levels, especially as The Remains of the Day by Ishiguro is a set text at GCSE and A Level. -- .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 16.51mm | 231.33g
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0719055148
  • 9780719055140
  • 899,228

Table of contents

List of abbreviations
Chronology
1 Contexts and intertexts
2 A Pale View of Hills
3 An Artist of the Floating World
4 The Remains of the Day
5 The Unconsoled
6 Critical overview
7 Postscript on When We Were Orphans
Bibliography -- .
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Review quote

"This is the best introduction to Ishiguro to date."--Bruce King, "World Literature Today"
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About Barry Lewis

Barry Lewis is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Sunderland -- .
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