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By Matthias Dickert

ISBN-10: 3656874395

ISBN-13: 9783656874393

medical Essay from the yr 2015 within the topic English Language and Literature reviews - Literature, Comenius collage in Bratislava (Anglistik/Amerikanistik), language: English, summary: Monica Ali's novel Brick Lane (2003) marked her literary step forward. Ali hereby the culture of Salman Rushdie and Hanif Kureishi who had positioned Islam again into the English conversing novel therefore displaying that the modern English novel is (still) seriously prompted by way of migrant writers coming from the previous colonies. those writers percentage a double imaginative and prescient of britain just because they're insiders and outsiders while. Their characters for that reason are very convincing they usually introduce Islam to the (Western) reader, a faith which for this sort of very long time has been provided in a stereotyped and hence destructive way.
Ali -like Rushdie and Kureshi - additionally makes use of London because the position of motion and hence makes use of the literary inspiration of the 'postcolonial city'. Her description of the mixing of a Muslim lady into British society additionally follows the concept of the 'condition of britain novel' which confronts outer advancements with human value.
Ali's major success, despite the fact that, lies in her photo of a Muslim lady who choices up the West as an opportunity. Ali the following differs from male Muslim writers who too usually confront the reader with the failure in their (male) characters.
It is strictly right here the place Ali's inspiration of a Muslim girl turns out to were a leader for different Muslim writers to stick with. Writers like Leila Abdoulela (Minaret 2005), Tahmima Anam (A Golden Age 2007); the nice Muslim 2011), Fadia Faquir (My identify is Salma 2007) Ali of their presentation oft he lady therefore exhibiting a distinct form of girl Muslim identity.

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