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Salman Rushdie

Author: D C R A Goonetilleke
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1998.
Series: Modern novelists.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Named Person: Salman Rushdie
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D C R A Goonetilleke
ISBN: 0312213085 9780312213084
OCLC Number: 38113456
Description: x, 168 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Early Life and Early Works --
2. Midnight's Children --
3. Shame --
4. The Jaguar Smile and The Satanic Verses --
5. Haroun and the Sea of Stories --
6. East, West --
7. The Moor's Last Sigh --
8. Conclusion.
Series Title: Modern novelists.
Responsibility: D.C.R.A. Goonetilleke.
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"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."--BOOK JACKET.

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