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Collected Essays - 9780571249831

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  • Product code: ABBUW
  • ISBN: 9780571249831
  • Publisher: Faber and Faber
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 23.3cm x 15.4cm
  • Pages: 400
  • Publish date: 03/03/2011

Collected Essays (Paperback)

Collected Essays - 9780571249831

Hanif Kureishi


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This collection begins in the early 1980s with "The Rainbow Sign," which was written as the Introduction to the screenplay of "My Beautiful Laundrette." It allowed Kureishi to expand upon the issues raised by the film: race, class, sexuality - issues that were provoked by his childhood and family situation. In the ensuing decades, he has developed these initial ideas, especially as the issue of Islam's relation to the West has become one of the burning issues of the time. Kureishi shows how flexible a form the essay can be - as intellectual as Sontag or Adam Phillips, as informal and casual as Max Beerbohm, as cool and minimalist as Joan Didion, or as provocative as Norman Mailer. As with his fictional work, these essays display Kureishi's ability to capture the temper of the times.

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  • Product code: ABBUW
  • ISBN: 9780571249831
  • Publisher: Faber and Faber
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 23.3cm x 15.4cm
  • Pages: 400
  • Publish date: 03/03/2011

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