Imaginary homelands : essays and criticism, 1981-1991


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Rushdie, Salman


Keyword(s):
LittÈrature -- 20e siËcle -- Histoire et critique. Islam et littÈrature -- Histoire -- 20e siËcle. Essays. Literature -- 20th century.


Year:
1991


Pages:
432 p.


Publisher:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A.


Publisher location:
London : Granta Books


Accession number:
22862625


Label:
Box 24


Notes:
In association with Viking 24 cm. 1. Imaginary homeleands ; "Errata" : or, Unreliable narration in Midnight's children ; The riddle of midnight : India, August 1987 -- 2. Censorship ; The assassination of Indira Gandhi ; Dynasty ; Zia ul-Haq, 17 August 1988 ; Daughter of the East -- 3. "Commonwealth literature" does not exist ; Anita Desai ; Kipling ; Hobson-Jobson -- 4. Outside the whale ; Attenborough's Gandhi ; Satyajit Ray ; Handsworth songs ; The location of Brazil -- 5. The new empire within Britain ; An unimportant fire ; Home font ; V.S. Naipaul ; The painter and the pest -- 6. A general election ; Charter 88 ; On Palestinian identity : a conversation with Edward Said -- 7. Nadine Gordimer ; Rian Malan ; Nuruddin Farah ; Kapuscinski's Angola -- 8. John Berger ; Graham Greene ; John Le CarrÈ ; On adventure ; At the Adelaide Festival ; Traveling with Chatwin ; Chatwin's travels ; Julian Barnes ; Kazuo Ishiguro -- 9. Michel Tournier ; Italo Calvino ; Stephen hawking ; Andrei Sakharov ; Umberto Eco ; G¸nther Grass ; Heinrich Bˆll ; Siegfried Lenz ; Peter Schnewider ; Christoph Ransmayr ; Maurice Sendak and Wilhelm Grimm -- 10. Gabriel GarcÌa M·rquez ; Mario Varga Llosa -- 11. The language of the pack ; Begrett goes to Hollywood ; E.L. Doctorow ; Michael Herr : an interview ; Richard Ford ; Raymond Carver ; Isaac Bashevis SInger ; Philip Roth ; Saul Bellow ; Thomas Pynchon ; Kurt Vonnegut ; Grace Paley ; Travels with a golden ass ; The divine supermarket -- 12. Naipaul among the believers ; "In God we trust" ; In good faith ; Is nothing sacred? ; Why I have embraced Islam. Salman Rushdie. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: PR6068.U757; Dewey: 823/.914


ISBN:
ISBN: 0670839523; 9780670839520; 014014224X; 9780140142242 LCCN: 90-50914


Edition:
1st American


Research notes:
Review copy Two Inserts between free front endpaper and first leaf


Abstract:
Seventy-five essays cover a decade in Rushdie's life, on such topics as literature, politics, prejudice, imagination, and free expression, as well as the events that forced him into seclusion.


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