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Aspecte interculturale în romanul „Buddha al Suburbiei” de Hanif Kureishi
Intercultural Aspects in Ahnif Kureishi's The Buddha of Suburbia

Author(s): Anca Mihaela Dobrinescu
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Universitatea Petrol-Gaze din Ploieşti
Keywords: Contemporary fiction; intercultural communication; cultural difference; artistic identity

Summary/Abstract: Hanif Kureishi's ”The Buddha of Suburbia” explores the contemporary British context and looks into the different problems generated by the cultural difference. It attempts at the same time to reconsider the status of literature in the context of the contemporary world, focusing on fiction's ability to see beyond the cultural stereotype and prejudice and thus to offer possible solutions to the crisis of intercultural communication.

  • Issue Year: 2009
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 127-134
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: English