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Nadeem Aslam

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In his three novels, Season of the Rainbirds (1993), Maps for Lost Lovers (2004) and The Wasted Vigil (2008), Nadeem Aslam fuses conventional postcolonial themes and literary techniques with a ... More


Creative freedom and community constraint in Nadeem Aslam’s Maps for Lost Lovers

Ahmed Rehana

in Writing British Muslims: Religion, class and multiculturalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087400
eISBN:
9781781708972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087400.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While not itself the subject of a controversy, Nadeem Aslam’s 2004 novel Maps for Lost Lovers, the focus of Chapter 5, thematises and explores the politics of minority offence and the binary of ... More


Theologies of Love

Sadia Abbas

in At Freedom's Limit: Islam and the Postcolonial Predicament

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257850
eISBN:
9780823261604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257850.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the work of Nadeem Aslam. Aslam almost compulsively engages the divisions within Cold War Islam and is attentive to their swirled and ruptured (post)colonial histories. The ... More


Pluralism, Religion, and Democratic Culture: Nadeem Aslam’s

Elliott Visconsi

in New Directions in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456368
eISBN:
9780190456399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456368.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This article locates Nadeem Aslam’s 2004 novel Maps for Lost Lovers within a European politico-legal argument about religious free expression under Article 9 of the European Convention on Human ... More


Reckoning Sacrifice in ‘War on Terror’ Literature

Alex Houen

in Sacrifice and Modern War Literature: The Battle of Waterloo to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806516
eISBN:
9780191844126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806516.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how novelists and poets explore the sacrificial reckonings of the ‘war on terror’ in terms of relations between faith (social and religious), sympathy, and bearing witness. It ... More


Prisons of Femininity

Monika Fludernik

in Metaphors of Confinement: The Prison in Fact, Fiction, and Fantasy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198840909
eISBN:
9780191879906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840909.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 9 focuses on female imprisonment and on women’s confinement in patriarchy. The chapter starts with a consideration of real-life female imprisonment and its reflection in one literary example ... More


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