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Kazuo Ishiguro : new critical visions of the novels

Author: Sebastian Groes; Barry Lewis
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011.
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"This edited collection of new and insightful critical essays brings together a wide range of academics whose work stages a forum exploring the key aspects of Kazuo Ishiguro's novels. Featuring an interview with Ishiguro, this groundbreaking book is ideal for anyone studying the work of this major contemporary author"--
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Kazuo Ishiguro; Kazuo Ishiguro; Kazuo Ishiguro; Kazuo Ishiguro
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastian Groes; Barry Lewis
ISBN: 9780230232389 0230232388 9780230232372 023023237X
OCLC Number: 698330405
Description: xvii, 288 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: 'It's Good Manners Really': Kazuo Ishiguro and the ethics of empathy / Sebastian Groes and Barry Lewis --
Kazuo Ishiguro's not too late modernism / Patricia Waugh --
The pedagogics of liminality: rites of passage in the work of Kazuo Ishiguro / Victor Sage --
Lost and found: on the Japanese translations of Kazuo Ishiguro / Motoyuki Shibata --
'One Word from You Could Alter the Course of Everything': discourse and identity in Kazuo Ishiguro's fiction / Krystyna Stamirowska --
'Putting one's convictions to the test': Kazuo Ishiguro's An Artist if the Floating World in Japan / Motoko Sugano --
'Cemeteries are No Places for Young People': children and trauma in the early novels of Kazuo Ishiguro / Caroline Bennett --
'I Can't Even Say I made My Own Mistakes': the ethics of genre in Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day / Meghan Marie Hammond --
Novelistic practice and ethical philosophy in Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go / Lydia R. Cooper --
Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day: working through England's traumatic past as a critique of Thacherism / Christine Berberich --
Into the labyrinth: Kazuo Ishiguro's surrealist poetics in The Unconsoled / Jeannette Baxter --
'Waiting for the performance to Begin': Kazuo Ishiguro's musical imagination in The Unconsoled and Nocturnes / Gerry Smyth --
'Into Ever Stranger Territories': Kazuo Ishiguro's The Unconsoled and minor literature / Tim Jarvis --
'In the End it has to Shatter': the ironic doubleness of Kazuo Ishiguro's When We Were Orphans / Christopher Ringrose --
'Shanghaied' into service: double binds in When we were Orphans / Alyn Webley --
The concertina effect: unfolding Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go / Barry Lewis --
'Something of a Lost Corner': Kazuo Ishiguro's landscapes of memory and East Anglia in Never Let Me Go / Sebastian Groes --
'This is what we're supposed to be doing, isn't it?': scientific discourse in Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go / Liani Lochner --
Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go and 'Outsider Science Fiction' / Andy Sawyer --
The new seriousness: Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation with Sebastian Groes.
Responsibility: [edited by] Sebastian Groes, Barry Lewis.
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