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Writing British Muslims : religion, class and multiculturalism

Writing British Muslims : religion, class and multiculturalism

Author: Rehana Ahmed
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines contemporary literary representations of Muslims by British writers of South Asian Muslim descent, including Salman Rushdie, Hanif Kureishi, Monica Ali and Nadeem Aslam -- .

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation):
Ahmed, Rehana.
Writing British muslims.
Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2015
Named Person: Muslim
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rehana Ahmed
ISBN: 9780719087400 0719087406 9781526116772 9781781708972 1781708975 1526116774
OCLC Number: 1005203202
Description: x, 246 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Muslim culture, class and controversy in twentieth-century Britain --
Anti-racism, liberalism and class in The Satanic verses and the Rushdie affair --
The limits of liberalism in the work of Hanif Kureishi --
Locating class in Monica Ali's Brick lane and its receptions --
Creative freedom and community constraint in Nadeem Aslam's Maps for lost lovers --
Reason to believe? Five British Muslim memoirs.
Responsibility: Rehana Ahmed.
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Writing British Muslims is a must-read for anyone interested in contemporary Britain's ambivalent, ambiguous and often antagonistic and hostile relationship with its Muslim communities and citizens. Read more...

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