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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 2010
... run counter not only to assumptions that are commonly made in the practice of political criticism of literature, but also to basic features of our ordinary engagement with fictional discourses. The essay then examines the controversy surrounding Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses , a controversy that...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 208–228.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Janice Ho This essay situates Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses within the historical context of a politics of extremity that was mobilized by ethnic migrants in postwar Britain in their struggles against racism. Such a politics—characterized by the discourses of war, militancy, rioting, and heat...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of Solitude and recent novelists who have imitated it, including Salman Rushdie, Michael Chabon, and Jeffrey Eugenides. Linking the extra information this model sentence conveys to the representation of atrocity, it answers Wood's specific charge—that information has taken over from readerly emotion...
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Novel (1 November 2003) 36 (3): iv.
Published: 01 November 2003
... twentieth-century British culture. JONATHAN GREENBERG is an Assistant Professor at Montclair State University. He has published work on Salman Rushdie and Shakespeare and is completing a book about modernism and cruelty. SCOTT A. COHEN is an Assistant Professor at Stonehill College, where...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 531–533.
Published: 01 November 2016
... thereabouts, two real, full-grown, living men fell from a great height, twenty-nine thousand and two feet, toward the English Channel, without the benefit of parachutes or wings, out of a clear sky. —Salman Rushdie, The Satanic Verses (1988) An unforgettable image on the printed page: the plummet...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 359–363.
Published: 01 August 2016
... atheists such as Ian McEwan and acclaimed chroniclers of brutality and disconsolation such as J. M. Coetzee. Another of the writers is Salman Rushdie, whose appearance may be predictable in a book concerned with interfaith friction but whose writing warrants renewed attention for the way it treads a...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2004
... literature. She is currently coilipleting a book-length study on realism in coiiteinporary British women's novels. JONATHAN C;REENRERG has p~lblishedarticles 011 Evelyn Waugh, Salman Rushdie, and Nathanael West and is colnpleting a book on satire and sentimentaiity in Anglo-American modernism. hfl...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., Salman Rushdie, and the gentrification of the London Docklands. Fortunately, this expan- sive coverage does not come at the cost of cultural or hstorical contextualization. The book engages with three lustorical phases: the land reform debates during the imperial cri- sis of the Boer War and World...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 313–318.
Published: 01 August 2013
... pub- lished Between the Acts and Graham Swift’s Waterland, moving through Salman Rushdie’s postcolonial epic, Midnight’s Children, and finishing with Art Spiegelman’s graphic mem- oir Maus. While his engagement with the theories of comparativity that have made such sweeping gestures possible is...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 May 1999
... (New York: Routledge, 19991, pp. 243, paper, $24.99. Salman Rushdie's The Satanzc Verses, a novel that appeared after a decade of Thatcherism, appeals for a return to Victorian values, and a deluge of English "heritage films" and "Raj Revivalism," has the distinction of having inaugurated...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 329–337.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Williams's 1976 Keywords . Just as García Márquez and the Latin American Boom mark a start for the current phase of world literature, so Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children (1981) marks the age of postcolonial writing and criticism, all the more since his book's structure makes so much of the magic...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 502–504.
Published: 01 November 2015
... like Salmon Rushdie under a death threat. Does one really want to argue that Rushdie's work improved because his life was in danger? Gilbert is up-front about the fact that the chapters and pairings in her book are “of particular interest to me” (10); in other words, that these are pairings she likes...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 340–342.
Published: 01 August 2010
... considers prose by Ishiguro, Rushdie, and Sebald. But the book’s argument does not honor that conventional division. Instead, the volume’s last three chapters demonstrate the contemporary relevance of literary experiment detailed in its first three chapters. Exemplary among Walkowitz’s readings of...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 August 2017
... in creating an asymmetrical relationship between English and the vernacular languages of the subcontinent, specifically Urdu. He undertakes a close reading of Salman Rushdie and Mulk Raj Anand that shows how the global English of their novels is mediated by its relationship to Urdu, such that the...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 400–409.
Published: 01 November 2009
... independence movement (roughly 1890–1947) and then a leap over several decades to the post-Rushdie era (1980–present). I suggest that this selectivity can be read as an indication that the currently dominant post- colonial literary framework cannot easily accommodate work fueled by concerns other than...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2011
...John Plotz © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Works Cited Dickens Charles . Our Mutual Friend . Introduction by Gaughan Richard . New York : Random House , 2002 . Rushdie Salman . Midnight's Children . New York : Penguin , 1991...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 May 2011
... literature witnessed a proliferation of novels on slavery, a subgenre Ber- nard Bell describes as the neo-slave narrative. While such early scholarship on African American fiction of slavery as Ashraf Rushdy’s Neo-slave Narratives and Arlene Keizer’s Black Subjects featured historiographic or...
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Novel (1 August 2019) 52 (2): 326–329.
Published: 01 August 2019
... the World intersperses theoretical discussions of a topos with close readings of selected novels. For example, in the first section, Ganguly reads David Mitchell's 1999 Ghostwritten and Salman Rushdie's 2005 Shalimar the Clown to illustrate her claims concerning a new configuration of a world...
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Novel (1 August 2019) 52 (2): 330–333.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Yogita Goyal Rebecca Walkowitz , Born Translated: The Contemporary Novel in an Age of World Literature ( New York : Columbia UP , 2015 ), pp. 336 , cloth, $40.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Novel, Inc. 2019 In Imaginary Homelands , Salman Rushdie famously argued for the power...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 485–489.
Published: 01 November 2015
... upon “dramatic realism” and “ethnographic tactics” (164), using the combination both to depict major Malaysian historical events and to interrogate their usual commodification in the global literary marketplace. For him, their “predecessors such as Naipaul and Rushdie deployed self-exoticism...