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History, memory and the construction of gender in Ishiguro's 'A Pale View of Hills and The Remains of the Day'

History, memory and the construction of gender in Ishiguro's 'A Pale View of Hills and The Remains of the Day'

Baillie, Justine ORCID: 0000-0002-0056-9155 (2007) History, memory and the construction of gender in Ishiguro's 'A Pale View of Hills and The Remains of the Day'. In: Kazuo Ishiguro and the International Novel, 1 - 2 June 2007, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper discusses language, memory, trauma and the construction of gender identity in Kazuo Ishiguro’s early works. I'm specifically concerned with the way in which gender identities in these novels are linked to wider theorisations of historically constituted subjectivities. I will also be examining the deployment of memory and language in the deconstruction and reconstruction of gender in each novel's first person narration.

Item Type: Conference or Conference Paper (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nationalism, Narrative form, Feminist theory, Trauma
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Department of Literature, Language & Theatre
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2017 13:12
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/18004

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