This updated and expanded new edition reviews Rushdie's novels in the light of recent critical developments.
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Book Description Palgrave, Book Description Palgrave Macmillan, New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since In a most unusual incident, controversial author Salman Rushdie, who was scheduled to visit Kolkata on Wednesday to promote Deepa Mehta's film based on his book 'Midnight's Children', was not allowed to come to Kolkata owing to security reasons.
The author of 'Satanic Verses' was supposed to come to Kolkata for promoting the film along with director Deepa Mehta and main cast Rahul Bose. But the visit had to be cancelled at the eleventh hour. Deepa Mehta also cancelled her visit to Kolkata where she was scheduled to participate in an interactive session on her film at the second edition of Kolkata Literary Meet KLM being held at the Kolkata Book Fair.
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The film based on Rushdie's novel 'Midnight's Children' will hit the cinema halls on Friday. Also read: Rushdie feels great to bring back Midnight's Children to India Sources said the West Bengal government did not want the controversial author in the city anticipating there might be protests by some religious groups. A few years ago there were protests against the visit of Bengali writer Tasleema Nasreen that led to serious law and order problem in Kolkata. I got the information at around 10 pm last night Tuesday from the police.
They said Rushdie was not coming to Kolkata as they came to know from their counterparts in Mumbai that his visit was cancelled.
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In this valuable study of Salman Rushdie, currently the world's most controversial writer, Professor Goonetilleke examines "the Rushdie affair," indicating that it is more complex than the terms in which it is usually projected--as freedom of expression versus Islamic fundamentalism. His focus, however, is on Rushdie as a novelist.
He considers Rushdie's fiction as art, in In this valuable study of Salman Rushdie, currently the world's most controversial writer, Professor Goonetilleke examines "the Rushdie affair," indicating that it is more complex than the terms in which it is usually projected--as freedom of expression versus Islamic fundamentalism.
He considers Rushdie's fiction as art, in all its richness of significance and technique, tracing the collage of autobiographical and historical elements, and analyzes Rushdie's complex position as a migrant writer, drawing on the cultural riches of two hemispheres while not belonging fully to either. He examines Rushdie's development as a writer and the innovativeness of his art that has made him a major postmodernist.
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