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  • Salman Rushdie

    Garima Verma Prof. Karuna Rajeev Anglo American Literature 24th October‚ 2013 The Rushdie Affair More renowned for his controversies than his awards‚ Booker Prize winner‚ Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is a British Indian novelist and essayist. Though much of his fiction is set on the Indian subcontinent a dominant theme of his work is the story of the many connections‚ disruptions and migrations between the Eastern and Western world. He is associated with the magical realism style of writing and

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    ridiculed by the press like Edgar Allan Poe. Yet‚ Salman Rushdie was the first author in the free world to have been pursued from across continents and forced into hiding because of a death sentence by a foreign government. To say Salman Rushdie is a very controversial writer in today’s society would be a gross understatement. Rushdie in fact could be considered the ideal poster boy for absolute freedom of the press. <br><br>It is not that Rushdie prides himself on being rebellious‚ he simply presents

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  • Salman Rushdie Papers

    RUSHDIESALMAN. Salman Rushdie papers‚ 1947-2008 Emory University Manuscript‚ Archives‚ and Rare Book Library Atlanta‚ GA 30322 404-727-6887 marbl@emory.edu Descriptive Summary Creator: Title: Call Number: Extent: Abstract: Language: RushdieSalman. Salman Rushdie papers‚ 1947-2008 Manuscript Collection No. 1000 106.25 linear ft. (215 boxes) and 55 oversized papers (OP) Papers of British Indian writer Salman Rushdie‚ including writings‚ correspondence‚ photographs‚ audio-visual material

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  • Shalimar the Clown Salman Rushdie

    Book Review: Shalimar The Clown Salman Rushdie The story begins with chapter „India“. India is a young girl‚ ambassador’s daughter. His father is Max Ophuls‚ American former ambassador to India‚ and now the counter-terrorism chief. In this chapter writer describes her wish to know more about her dead mother and reason why her father dont’t want to talk about her mother’s death. The plot of this chapter is setteled in Los Angeles in 90’s. There she met her father’s chauffeur who was

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  • The Free Radio Salman Rushdie

    Honors Program 5-1-2011 East / West: Salman Rushdie and Hybridity Jessica Brown Olivet Nazarene University‚ jessicabrwn45@gmail.com Follow this and additional works at: http://digitalcommons.olivet.edu/honr_proj Part of the Literature in English‚ North America‚ ethnic and minority Commons‚ Modern Literature Commons‚ and the Other Race‚ Ethnicity and post-Colonial Studies Commons Recommended Citation Brown‚ Jessica‚ "East / West: Salman Rushdie and Hybridity" (2011). Honors Program Projects

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  • Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie: An Overview

    Book Report On Midnight’s Children By Ashraf Zayed Midnight’s Children Salman Rushdie’s‚ "Midnight’s Children" begins with the birth of Saleem Sinai at Midnight on August 15‚ 1947. Interestingly enough it was the exact date of when India first gained its Independence. The Novel proceeds to explain the birth of Saleem Sinai. Saleem’s Grandfather‚ Aadam Aziz falls in love with Naseem. When they get married they bear five children. Nadir Khan‚ who is forced to live in Dr. Aziz’s cellar‚ marries

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  • Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie: Analysis

    Haroun and the Sea of Stories is a magical realism novel in which elements of Salman Rushdie’s imagination are put together to demonstrate the importance and significance of storytelling. Through the story‚ Rushdie conveys to the reader what his notion of good story elements are. One of these elements is a story’s ability to possess antithetical relationships. Haroun and the Sea of Stories contains many symbols alluding to the value of complementary elements of a story; these symbols also being

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  • Salman Rushdie and the Satanic Verses: a Recipe for Controversy

    Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses addresses much more than the infamous controversy within Islam. It is about nationalism‚ migration‚ religion‚ postmodernism‚ politics‚ rebirth‚ hybridization‚ transformation‚ compromise‚ and Islam. However‚ the great controversy of the Satanic verses‚ as portrayed in Rushdie’s novel‚ serves as the template from which all the other issues can be examined. Ayatollah Khomeini’s fatwa‚ likewise‚ can be seen as an expected response that seems to fit the themes addressed

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  • Meaning Of Life: The Means Of Religion, By Salman Rushdie

    religion has only caused harm to society. Salman Rushdie wrote an article discussing how the world would benefit from not having a religion. Rushdie sends a negative message to society as he suggests eliminating religion altogether. Rushdie begins by stating his theory to the six billionth living person “How did we get here? And‚ now that we are here‚ how shall we live?” He tells the six billionth person to imagine a heaven with at least one God. Rushdie proceeds to explain the different ways of

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  • Sanders and Rushdie Paper

    “Americans are likely to share Rushdie’s enthusiasm for migration‚ for the ‘hybridity’ and the transformation that comes of new and expected combination of human beings and cultures.” (27-31) Scott Russell Sanders does not agree with Salman Rushdie nor does he see the positives in migrating to a new place. He develops his views by showing how society has pushes migration all throughout history and explains all the potential harm that could come to environments and species. Sanders also takes the

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