This study guide will help you analyze the short story “Weddings and Beheadings” by Hanif Kureishi. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it.
Presentation of the text
Title: “Weddings and Beheadings”, 2006
Author: Hanif Kureishi
Genre: Short story
Hanif Kureishi (1954-) was born in London and is of Pakistani and English descent. He is a successful writer and filmmaker, who has won multiple awards for his works. He deals with universal themes of contemporary importance, such as race, nationalism, and the harsh realities of parts of the Islamic world.
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