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Song of Handsworth praise

Letter relating to an exhibition, 1987
Published by: The Guardian
Year published: 1987

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Original cutting from newspaper/dated 15 January 1987/no newspaper cited/Letter written to the editor in response to article written by Salman Rushdie on 12 January 1987 about the film Handsworth Songs by the Black Audio Film Collective

Title: Song of Handsworth praise
Author: Stuart Hall

Letter begins: “Sir, - I must take issue with the way Salman Rushdie (Agenda, January 12) attacked Black Audio Film Collective and its film Handsworth Songs, from his well-deserved but secure position in the literary firmament.”

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