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Kazuo Ishiguro

Author: Cynthia F Wong
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press on behalf of Northcote House Publishers Ltd, 2019. ©2019
Series: Writers and their work.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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This book explores Kazuo Ishiguro's uses of memory and its unreliability in narrative, his manipulations of desire and how humans reinterpret worlds from which they feel estranged.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Kazuo Ishiguro; Kazuo Ishiguro
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia F Wong
ISBN: 9781786941893 1786941899
OCLC Number: 1102570255
Notes: Previous edition: 2005.
Description: xviii, 203 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Ishiguro as an international writer --
Reading the novels --
Narrative and memory : A pale view of hills --
Deflecting truth in memory : An artist of the floating world --
Disclosure and 'unconcealment' : The remains of the day --
Seizing comprehension : The unconsoled --
Odd failures of guardianship in When we were orphans and Never let me go --
Parody and performance in Nocturnes --
Cloaked memories in the The buried giant.
Series Title: Writers and their work.
Responsibility: Cynthia F. Wong.

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