Hanif Kureishi

Hanif Kureishi

by Ruvani Ranasinha

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780746309513
Publisher: Northcote House Publishers, Limited
Publication date: 02/01/2002
Series: Writers and Their Work Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.58(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsviii
Biographical Outlineix
Abbreviationsxii
Introduction: Situating Hanif Kureishi1
1Kureishi's Discovery of his Subject in his Early Plays: Outskirts, Borderline and Birds of Passage21
2The Politics of Representation: Political Commitment and Ironic Distance: My Beautiful Laundrette and Sammy and Rosie Get Laid38
3Culture and Identity: The Buddha of Suburbia61
4Muslimophobia: The Black Album and My Son the Fanatic81
5Mid-life Crisis--Variations on a Theme: Love in a Blue Time, Intimacy, Sleep With Me and Midnight All Day102
Afterword121
Notes131
Select Bibliography141
Index145

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