Writing British Muslims: Religion, class and multiculturalism

Writing British Muslims: Religion, class and multiculturalism

by Rehana Ahmed

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ISBN-13: 9781526116772
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 03/15/2017
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Rehana Ahmed is Lecturer in South Asian Literature in English at Queen Mary University of London

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Muslim culture, class and controversy in twentieth-century Britain

2. Anti-racism, liberalism and class in The Satanic Verses and the Rushdie affair

3. The limits of liberalism in the work of Hanif Kureishi

4. Locating class in Monica Ali's Brick Lane and its reception

5. Creative freedom and community constraint in Nadeem Aslam's Maps for Lost Lovers

6. Reason to believe? Five British Muslim memoirs

Conclusion

Index

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