Jagged Memories: Four Novels By Kazuo Ishiguro (Literary Seminar) – Zoom
An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 15, 2022
A Cornwall Connecticut Library Literary Seminar by Mark Scarbrough
Winner of the Nobel Prize and a capacious talent with his feet firmly in the English tradition of the novel, Kazuo Ishiguro has carved out a slow-growing but astounding career as a post-Proust writer who can morph everything from Arthurian legend to the novels of Jane Austen into a profound meditation on the place of memory in trauma and trauma in memory. In this eight-week lecture-based course, we’ll explore four of his novels, spanning his output to find the themes that haunt him—and us, modern readers caught in the vortex of fallible memories and our historical chaos.
The schedule and reading list are posted on the Library website, cornwalllibrary.org.