Kureishi on the Rushdie affair

Malik, Kenan
April 2009
Prospect;Apr2009, Issue 157, p28
The article profiles author Hanif Kureishi and explores the social aspects of literature deemed offensive to Muslim sensibilities. The author reflects on the impact of the fatwa decree on author Salman Rushdie and generational clashes in Kureishi's literature. Other topics include book-burnings, Pakistanis in literature, and protection for critical thought and thinking.


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