RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 38113456 LA English T1 Salman Rushdie A1 Goonetilleke, D. C. R. A., PB St. Martin's Press PP New York YR 1998 SN 0312213085 9780312213084 AB "In this study of Salman Rushdie, currently one of the world's most controversial writers, Professor Goonetilleke focuses on Rushdie as a novelist, but sets this within the context of 'The Rushdie affair' and the cultural background to his work."--BOOK JACKET. "In examining Rushdie's development as a writer and the innovative nature of his art that has made him a major postmodernist, Professor Goonetilleke offers full readings of Rushdie's work to date. With original and fresh insight, he provides a lucid and comprehensive introduction to Salman Rushdie, rendering a 'difficult' author accessible to student, general reader and scholar alike."--Jacket.