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Diaspora and Postcolonialism: Salman Rushdie and the Jews

Bryan Cheyette

in Diasporas of the Mind: Jewish and Postcolonial Writing and the Nightmare of History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300093186
eISBN:
9780300199376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093186.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the work of Salman Rushdie, and considers Rushdie’s identification with Roth as a Jewish writer under attack by his own community of readers. It is perhaps not a coincidence, in ... More


Writing Back, Re-writing Britain: Farrukh Dhondy and Salman Rushdie

Ruvani Ranasinha

in South Asian Writers in Twentieth-Century Britain: Culture in Translation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199207770
eISBN:
9780191695681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207770.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The mass immigration of the 1950s and 1960s changed the dynamics of British culture and created new audiences. Later writers from South Asia were more confident in self-consciously writing against ... More


Salman Rushdie and V. S. Naipaul

Sara Upstone

in British Asian Fiction: Twenty-first Century Voices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078323
eISBN:
9781781703229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078323.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the transition between migrant and British-born/raised positioning through the figures of V. S. Naipaul and Salman Rushdie, arguing that the common reading of their liminal ... More


Islam and Blasphemy on the International Stage, 1989–2011

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

in Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Some of the larger and more famous recent attempts to export blasphemy restrictions from the Muslim world to the West have had such a complex and long lasting effect that they require particular ... More


Critical overview and conclusion

Andrew Teverson

in Salman Rushdie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070501
eISBN:
9781781701225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070501.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Timothy Brennan, in his critical study Salman Rushdie and the Third World, identifies Rushdie as being a member of a distinctive and historically original group of writers that has come to prominence ... More


South Asian Writers in Twentieth-Century Britain: Culture in Translation

Ruvani Ranasinha

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199207770
eISBN:
9780191695681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207770.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book provides an historical account of the publication and reception of South Asian Anglophone writing from the 1930s to the present, based on original archival research drawn from a range of ... More


Freedom of Speech

Anne Norton

in On the Muslim Question

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157047
eISBN:
9781400846351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157047.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines how the Muslim question has been linked to the question of freedom of speech. A clash of civilizations that saw the West as the realm of enlightenment, and Muslims in the realm ... More


Anti-racism, liberalism and class in The Satanic Verses and the Rushdie affair

Ahmed Rehana

in Writing British Muslims: Religion, class and multiculturalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087400
eISBN:
9781781708972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087400.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter provides a crucial context to the Britain-based controversy surrounding the publication of Salman Rushdie’s 1988 novel The Satanic Verses, establishing the importance of a dialectical ... More


The Rushdie Affair: Truth and Conduct

Paul Rabinow and Anthony Stavrianakis

in Designs on the Contemporary: Anthropological Tests

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226138336
eISBN:
9780226138503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226138503.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter takes up Salman Rushdie’s novel The Satanic Verses and the aftermath of its publication - the “Rushdie Affair” –in terms of an anthropology of the contemporary. The chapter observes ... More


Salman Rushdie

Andrew Teverson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070501
eISBN:
9781781701225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070501.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Salman Rushdie is one of the world's most important writers of politicised fiction. He is a self-proclaimed controversialist, capable of exciting radically divergent viewpoints; a novelist of ... More


From science fiction to history: Grimus and Midnight's Children

Andrew Teverson

in Salman Rushdie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070501
eISBN:
9781781701225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070501.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on two novels: Grimus and Midnight's Children. Scenarios borrowed from science fiction fantasy appear in several of Rushdie's novels. The science fictional imagination is at its ... More


Never in Doubt: Salman Rushdie's Deeper Challenge to Islam

in The Culture of Islam: Changing Aspects of Contemporary Muslim Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226726137
eISBN:
9780226726144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226726144.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Salman Rushdie will be forever remembered for the tribulations set in motion by his publication of The Satanic Verses. But if the questions of blasphemy and politics, of death threats and public ... More


To Understand Me, You’ll Have to Swallow a World: Margins, Multitudes, and the Nation in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children

Mrinalini Chakravorty

in In Stereotype: South Asia in the Global Literary Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165969
eISBN:
9780231537766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165969.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the stereotypical representation of crowds and overpopulation in Salman Rushdie's narrative, Midnight's Children. The novel's overarching theme centers on the anxieties ... More


Writing in English

Andrew Teverson

in Salman Rushdie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070501
eISBN:
9781781701225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070501.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The fact that English education in India may be seen as a tool for the cultural domination of Indians, designed to cement and extend the dominion already effected through military and economic means, ... More


Pessoptimistic fictions: Haroun and the Sea of Stories and The Moor's Last Sigh

Andrew Teverson

in Salman Rushdie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070501
eISBN:
9781781701225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070501.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the novels The Moor's Last Sigh and Haroun and the Sea of Stories. Rushdie's sixth novel, The Moor's Last Sigh, may be seen as the fictional embodiment of a darker, less ... More


East-West Descent Narratives

Rachel Falconer

in Hell in Contemporary Literature: Western Descent Narratives since 1945

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617630
eISBN:
9780748651733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617630.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses several East–West descent narratives. The first is Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now, which represents the descent of a Western, imperial hero into a demonic ... More


Rushdie and the Art of Modernism

Richard Begam

in Modernism, Postcolonialism, and Globalism: Anglophone Literature, 1950 to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199980963
eISBN:
9780190910846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199980963.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter positions The Moor’s Last Sigh (1995)—the first full-fledged novel Salman Rushdie wrote following the 1989 fatwa—in relation to criticisms of modernism advanced not only by Ayatollah ... More


Political and intellectual contexts

Andrew Teverson

in Salman Rushdie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070501
eISBN:
9781781701225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070501.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores Rushdie's conception of the relationship between art and politics. It turns to three essays written by Rushdie in the early 1980s, at the juncture of his career when he was ... More


Constituting the Liberal Subject of Rights: Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children

Elizabeth S. Anker

in Fictions of Dignity: Embodying Human Rights in World Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451362
eISBN:
9780801465635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451362.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children in order to show how it adjudicates the yield of liberalism as a theory of politics and selfhood. Central to the plot of ... More


Contexts of Literary Production and Consumption

Ruvani Ranasinha

in South Asian Writers in Twentieth-Century Britain: Culture in Translation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199207770
eISBN:
9780191695681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207770.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book traces a genealogy of the literary publication and reception of South Asian Anglophone writing in 20th-century Britain, through a comparison of the changing contexts of literary production ... More


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