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Kazuo Ishiguro in a global context (2015)

£43.00

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Ashgate 2015. Hardback with no d/j in very good condition - some light damage to front board near spine (see photo) and very light pressure indentation marking to back board otherwise book is as new.

Bringing together an international group of scholars, this collection offers a fresh assessment of Kazuo Ishiguro's evolving significance as a contemporary world author. The contributors take on a range of the aesthetic and philosophical themes that characterize Ishiguro's work, including his exploration of the self, family, and community; his narrative constructions of time and space; and his assessments of the continuous and discontinuous forces of history, art, human psychology, and cultural formations. Significantly, the volume attends to Ishiguro's own self-identification as an international writer who has at times expressed his uneasiness with being grouped together with British novelists of his generation. Taken together, these rich considerations of Ishiguro's work attest to his stature as a writer who continues to fascinate cultural and textual critics from around the world.

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Author(s):
Edited by Cynthia F. Wong & Hulya Yildiz
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16cm by 24cm by 1.5cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1472446690
ISBN-13:
9781472446695
Number of pages:
161
Publisher:
Ashgate
Title:
Kazuo Ishiguro in a global context

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Ashgate 2015. Hardback with no d/j in very good condition - some light damage to front board near spine (see photo) and very light pressure indentation marking to back board otherwise book is as new.

Bringing together an international group of scholars, this collection offers a fresh assessment of Kazuo Ishiguro's evolving significance as a contemporary world author. The contributors take on a range of the aesthetic and philosophical themes that characterize Ishiguro's work, including his exploration of the self, family, and community; his narrative constructions of time and space; and his assessments of the continuous and discontinuous forces of history, art, human psychology, and cultural formations. Significantly, the volume attends to Ishiguro's own self-identification as an international writer who has at times expressed his uneasiness with being grouped together with British novelists of his generation. Taken together, these rich considerations of Ishiguro's work attest to his stature as a writer who continues to fascinate cultural and textual critics from around the world.

Author(s):
Edited by Cynthia F. Wong & Hulya Yildiz
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16cm by 24cm by 1.5cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1472446690
ISBN-13:
9781472446695
Number of pages:
161
Publisher:
Ashgate
Title:
Kazuo Ishiguro in a global context

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