Salman Rushdie - Midnight's Children/ The Satanic Verses

Heftet / 2001 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9781840462531
Publisert
2001
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Vendor
Palgrave Macmillan
Aldersnivå
05, 01, U, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
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Heftet
Sider
188
Vekt
252 gr
Høyde
216 mm
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140 mm
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Salman Rushdie - Midnight's Children/ The Satanic Verses

Heftet / 2001 / Engelsk
The Booker Prize-winning Midnight's Children (1981) marked a decisive commercial and critical upturn in Salman Rushdie's career as a novelist. The instantly recognisable face of postcolonial literature, Rushdie now finds himself in a unique position in global culture, following the fatwa issued by the Ayatollah Khomeini on publication of The Satanic Verses in 1988. This novel has brought down the weight of fundamentalist politics on a writer regarded as a paradigm of postmodernism, and become the very real embodiment of a multitude of debates at the heart of contemporary criticism.In this Readers' Guide, David Smale traces the critical reception of this fascinating writer by examining the changing responses to his two best-known works. As a novelist and icon, Rushdie has embraced both 'popular' and 'high' culture; reflecting this, the Guide brings together both academic criticism and journalism to investigate the passions and preoccupations of Rushdie's many critics, steering the reader through the inflamed debates and rhetoric surrounding this much admired but controversial author.
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The Booker Prize-winning Midnight's Children (1981) marked a decisive commercial and critical upturn in Salman Rushdie's career as a novelist.
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'I continue to find the Readers' Guides indispensable for teaching - they really give students a sense of criticism having a history - Professor Rachel Bowlby, Universtiy of York 'The series looks really excellent - attractively produced, user firendly; and outstanding value for money' - Ronald Knowles, Reader, University of Reading
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ISBN13
9781840462531
Publisert
2001
Utgiver
Vendor
Palgrave Macmillan
Aldersnivå
05, 01, U, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
188
Vekt
252 gr
Høyde
216 mm
Bredde
140 mm
Se alle
Forfatter