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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10451/5591

Título: Reading a Book, Reading a Film: A Portrait of Youth in “My Son the Fanatic”
Autor: Costa, Lígia Maria de Sá Garcia da
Palavras-chave: Kureishi, Hanif, 1954-
Short story
Film adaptation
Generational conflicts
Issue Date: 2008
Editora: Centro de Estudos Anglísticos da Universidade de Lisboa; Colibri
Citação: Anglo-Saxonica: Revista do Centro de Estudos Anglísticos, nº26
Relatório da Série N.º: 2ª;
Resumo: “My Son the Fanatic”, a short story by Hanif Kureishi, explores the relations within a Pakistani family, specifically between a father, fully adapted to the English way of life, and a son, caught in the mesh of religious fundamentalism. What my paper wishes to explore, however, goes beyond this father/son relationship, and takes, as its starting point, another dualism: the connection between Kureishi’s short story and its film adaptation by Udayan Prasad. Therefore, it is my aim to compare and contrast the short story with the film: how different is it to create a film having as its starting point a novel from creating a film by taking a short story as its basis, especially, as is the case here, when that short story doesn’t amount to more than thirteen pages? How do we as readers and/or viewers stand before each of the two narratives?
Arbitragem científica: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10451/5591
ISSN: 0873-0628
Versão do Editor: http://www.ulices.org/publicacoes-anglo-saxonica/blog.html
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