Masterclass: Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go

Led by Kazuo Ishiguro scholar Sebastian Groes, the University of Wolverhampton invites you to participate in a celebration of Ishiguro’s contemporary classic Never Let Me Go.

Saturday 2nd February 2019

2pm – 4pm, Masterclass
4:30pm – 6:30pm, Film Screening

University of Wolverhampton, The Arena Theatre, Wulfruna St. WV1 1SE

Groes will deliver a series of mini-lectures covering Ishiguro’s use of intertextuality, language and irony, metaphors, and genre amongst others. During the workshop, participants will debate ethical questions, emotions and the role of memory in Ishiguro’s novel.

Why attend?

  • The masterclass offers unique insights that will help participants gain a deeper understanding of the novel.
  • Use of original critical material and unique interview will help you to analyse the novel in new ways
  • It also offers participants an insight into the many facets that degree level study of literature offers, including lectures, group discussion and presentations.


To end the session, we will also screen Mark Romanek’s film adaptation in the Arena Theatre cinema to investigate Ishiguro’s relationship to other media.

This event is free, but booking is required. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Contact the Faculty of Arts if you need more information: arts@wlv.ac.uk 

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