Hanif Kureishi postcolonial storyteller by Kenneth C. Kaleta

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .

Written in English

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  • England,
  • England.


  • Kureishi, Hanif -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 20th century,
  • National characteristics, English, in literature,
  • Pluralism (Social sciences) in literature,
  • Postcolonialism in literature,
  • South Asians in literature,
  • Immigrants in literature,
  • Postcolonialism -- England,
  • London (England) -- In literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-285) and index.

Book details

StatementKenneth C. Kaleta.
LC ClassificationsPR6061.U68 Z7 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination293 p. :
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL670328M
ISBN 100292743335, 0292743327
LC Control Number97016243

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Contents: Biographical outline --Situating Hanif Kureishi --Kureishi's discovery of his subject in his early plays: Outskirts, Borderline and Birds of passage --The politics of representation: political commitment and ironic distance: My beautiful laundrette and Sammy.

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