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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 216–239.
Published: 01 November 2007
... ( 2001 ): 39 –63. British Council Poland. “Interview with Kazuo Ishiguro.” 26 Oct . 2005 . < http://www.britishcouncil.org/poland-kazuo-ishiguro.htm > Carroll , Noël . A Philosophy of Mass Art . Oxford: Clarendon, 1998 . Casanova , Pascale . The World Republic...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 360–382.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Maria Christou Abstract At center stage in Kazuo Ishiguro's work is the figure of the nonactor: a character type that confronts us time and again with scenarios in which action is devalued. This essay shows that, despite finding themselves in situations that mandate action, Ishiguro's characters...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2019
... , in which novels draw attention to themselves as texts with which to produce new forms of thinking rather than as storehouses of information or political treatises. The writer Kazuo Ishiguro's novels Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go present limit thinking as a means to offset the prevailing form...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 367–388.
Published: 01 November 2023
... timely by growing dissatisfaction with a post‐providential, disenchanted view of the world as devoid of meaning, is invited by and in turn illuminates one of the most celebrated novels of the twenty‐first century, Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go (2005). The narrator‐protagonist of this novel, I argue...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 207–215.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Companion to Contemporary British Fiction . Ed. James English. Oxford: Blackwell, 2006 . Ishiguro , Kazuo . An Artist of the Floating World . New York: Vintage, 1989 . Ishiguro , Kazuo . Never Let Me Go . New York: Knopf, 2005 . Ishiguro , Kazuo . A Pale View of Hills . New...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 289–302.
Published: 01 November 2007
...: Methuen, 1979 . Ishiguro , Kazuo . Never Let Me Go . New York: Knopf, 2005 . Ishiguro , Kazuo . The Remains of the Day . New York: Knopf, 1989 . Ishiguro , Kazuo . The Unconsoled . London: Faber, 1995 . Menand , Louis . “Anxious in Dreamland.” New York Times Book...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 240–264.
Published: 01 November 2007
...: Television and Humanitarian Aid.” Hard Choices: Moral Dilemmas in Humanitarian Intervention . Ed. Jonathan Moore. Lanham: Rowman, 1998 . 287 –302. Ignatieff , Michael . The Warrior’s Honor: Ethnic War and the Modern Conscience . New York: Metropolitan, 1997 . Ishiguro , Kazuo...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 205–206.
Published: 01 November 2007
...TIMOTHY BEWES Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Editorial Note Kazuo Ishiguro is a writer who both invites superlative assessments and confounds them. His stories have been regularly described as "heartbreaking"; his prose is acclaimed for its "breathtaking...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 19–22.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of a State of Mind . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1995 . Walkowitz Rebecca . “Unimaginable Largeness: Kazuo Ishiguro, Translation, and the New World Literature.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 40 . 3 ( 2007 ): 216 – 39 . Forum: What Can Reading Do...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 302–305.
Published: 01 August 2013
...); wartime familial relations (William Boyd, Michael Frayn, Georgina Harding, Graham Swift); collaboration (Tim Binding, Justin Cartwright, Kazuo Ishiguro, A. L. Kennedy); and sexual taboos (Beryl Bainbridge, Joseph Connolly, Peter Ho Davies, Stevie Davies, Maureen Duffy, Liz Jensen, Sarah Waters...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 265–288.
Published: 01 November 2007
... . Hardt , Michael , and Antonio Negri. Empire . Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2000 . Hardt , Michael , and Antonio Negri. Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire . New York: Penguin, 2004 . Ishiguro , Kazuo . Never Let Me Go . New York: Knopf, 2005 . Ishiguro , Kazuo...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 307–316.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., a “script,” perhaps, to which neither Maggie, nor James, nor the discourse of literary criticism “has access.” The phrase “a script to which he does not have access” appears in Maria Christou's essay “Kazuo Ishiguro's Nonactors,” characterizing the experience of the celebrity pianist Ryder...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 330–333.
Published: 01 August 2019
... as the conventions of close reading that rely on attention to local detail: words, images, and histories alike. Proposing, after Franco Moretti and Daniel Hack, “close reading at a distance” (87) as her strategy, Walkowitz ranges over an impressive list of novelists, including J. M. Coetzee, Kazuo Ishiguro, David...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of singular works by four writers: J. M. Coetzee, Nadine Gordimer, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Ruth Ozeki. Palumbo-Liu notes with dismay Larry Summers's heinous suggestion in a 1991 World Bank memo that because first-world inhabitants have a far longer life expectancy than their third-world counterparts, the former...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 8–10.
Published: 01 May 2011
... comes after the family. The novels I have in mind—by Kazuo Ishiguro, W. G. Sebald, Ian McEwan, David Mitchell, Jon McGregor, Nicola Barker, and others—invariably insert a strange and estranging microworld within a framework loosely identified with liberal society and presumably...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 485–489.
Published: 01 November 2015
... two chapters of the body of the monograph focus on writers well situated within the canons of anglophone literary studies: Kazuo Ishiguro and Derek Walcott. Gui argues that Ishiguro's work reflects “a diasporic subjectivity simultaneously engaging with a national consciousness” (42) articulated...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 340–342.
Published: 01 August 2010
... many modernist adaptations. “[Kazuo] Ishiguro revives the modernist critique of progress and heroism,” “[Salman] Rush- die emphasizes the aleatory, the trivial, and the playful, modernist strategies . . . ­associated with Joyce,” and “[W. G.] Sebald . . . combines the immigrant archives and aerial...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 155–159.
Published: 01 May 2022
... as extraterritorial: J. G. Ballard's and Kazuo Ishiguro's novels set in the Shanghai International Settlement are a major focus, as is China Miéville's The City and the City , with its science fictional double-space. But many do not. The strength of Hart's analysis is his capacity to show how the extraterritorial...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 309–311.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of identification and empathy." Chapter 4 moves to fiction as a different register of cultural representation, more spe- cifically "elite fiction made into popular films" exemplified by Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient and Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day, works that "sidestep am- bat...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., anger, and political outrage. Perhaps most ironic of all, if there is anything that does offer solace, at least to academic readers, it is the widespread suspicion of solace itself, which appeases by appealing to their “cherished misgivings” (8). What makes a novel such as Kazuo Ishiguro's Never...