Kazuo Ishiguro

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Manchester University Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 191 pages
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The first complete study of Ishiguro's work fromA Pale View of the HillstoWhen We Were Orphans, this book explores the centrality of dignity and displacement in Ishiguro's vision, and teases out the connotations of home and homelessness in his fictions. Barry Lewis focuses on such key questions as: How Japanese is Ishiguro?; What role does memory and unreliability play in his narratives?; Why wasThe Unconsoledunderstood to be such a radical break from the earlier novels?

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A Pale View of Hills
An Artist of the Floating World

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About the author (2000)

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

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