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Midnight's children

Author: Joel Kuortti
Publisher: Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2014] ©2014
Series: Critical insights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edited by Joel Kuortti, this volume presents a variety of new essays on Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children. The essays in the volume discuss topics such as ethics, nationalism, translation, and the  Read more...

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Named Person: Salman Rushdie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Kuortti
ISBN: 9781619253896 1619253895
OCLC Number: 869214948
Description: x, 272 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: About this volume ; Midnight's Children : more useful than the facts / Joel Kuortti ; Biography of Salman Rushdie / Joel Kuortti --
Rushdie's global modernism / John J. Su --
Under scrutiny : Midnight's Children and its critics / Joel Kuortti --
'America, the great attractor, whispered in my ears' : from Bombay to New York : mapping geopolitical shifts in Rushdie's fiction / Marianne Corrigan --
From Salman Rushdie to Arundhati Roy : issues of continuity in Indian fiction in English / Anuradha Marwah --
Nasal connections : the possibility of ethical deconstruction in Midnight's Children / Tuomas Huttunen --
Faithful versus free : Padma and Saleem as competing translators / Jenni Ramone --
Topographies of nationalism in Midnight's Children / Ágnes Györke --
"A collective fiction" : the (de)construction of Nehruvian India in Midnight's Children / Raita Merivirta --
Indian oral narrative in postmodern historiography : a reading of Midnight's Children / Madan M. Sarma --
Bombay in Midnight's Children / Lotta Strandberg --
Fictions of the self : the reader, the subject, and the text in Midnight's Children and The Satanic Verses / Liani Lochner --
The play with the connotations of sexuality in Midnight's Children / Jūratė Radavičiūtė --
The role of the women characters in the nature/nurture and optimism/pessimism questions in Midnight's Children / Celia Wallhead.
Series Title: Critical insights.
Responsibility: editor, Joel Kuortti, University of Turku, Finland.

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