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“Stop … and remember”: Memory and ageing in Kazuo Ishiguro’s novels

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This article foregrounds representations of ageing and memory within Kazuo Ishiguro’s novels, particularly Never Let Me Go (2005) and, the less critically considered, The Buried Giant (2015). While criticism and reviews touch upon themes of ageing, loneliness, and loss of bodily function, scholars are yet to reveal either the centrality of this to Ishiguro’s work or how this might speak to real-life questions surrounding ageing. Few readers of Never Let Me Go realise that in writing it Ishigu...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.2478/abcsj-2018-0018

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
English
ORCID:
0000-0002-3522-8457
Publisher:
De Gruyter Open Publisher's website
Journal:
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
1
Pages:
86-113
Publication date:
2019-01-03
Acceptance date:
2018-09-24
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EISSN:
1841-964X
ISSN:
1841-1487
Pubs id:
pubs:966870
URN:
uri:e1bf57c7-9469-4f17-b5ed-0d97f4ee6c03
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uuid:e1bf57c7-9469-4f17-b5ed-0d97f4ee6c03
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pubs:966870

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