Shaffers study reveals Ishiguros novels to be intricately crafted, psychologically absorbing, hauntingly evocative works that betray the authors grounding not only in the literature of Japan but also in the great twentieth-century British and Irish mastersJoseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford, E. M. Forster, and James Joyceas well as in Freudian psychoanalysis. All of Ishiguros novels are shown to capture first-person narrators in the intriguing act of revealingyet also of attempting to conceal beneath the surface of their mundane ...

Understanding Kazuo Ishiguro 2008, University of South Carolina Press

ISBN-13: 9781570037948

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Understanding Kazuo Ishiguro 1998, University of South Carolina Press

ISBN-13: 9781570032158