Salman Rushdie: fictions of postcolonial modernity

Morton, Stephen (2007) Salman Rushdie: fictions of postcolonial modernity, Basingstoke, UK; New York, USA, Palgrave MacMillan, 200pp.


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This introduction places the fiction of Salman Rushdie in a clear historical and theoretical context. Morton explores Rushdie's biography, the histories that inform his major works and his relevance to contemporary culture. Including a timeline of key dates, this study offers an overview of the varied critical reception Rushdie's work has provoked.


Part1: Introduction; Timeline; Introduction; Author Biography.

Part 2: Major Works: Midnight's Children and Shame; The Satanic Verses; Haroun and the Sea of Stories and East, West; The Moor's Last Sigh; Shalimar the Clown.

Part 3: Criticism and Contexts: Rushdie's Non-fiction; Rushdie in Question: The Critical Reception; Annotated Further Reading and Bibliography

Item Type: Book
Additional Information:
ISBNs: 9781403997005 (hardback)
9781403997012 (paperback)
Related URLs:
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D204 Modern History
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > English
ePrint ID: 48305
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
19 November 2007Published
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:24

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