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Author Rushdie, Salman.

Title Imaginary homelands : essays and criticism, 1981-1991 / Salman Rushdie.

Publication Info. London : Granta Books ; 1991.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : in association with Viking, 1991.

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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  823.914 RUSHDIE    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  823.914 RUSHDIE    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  823.914 R89I    Check Shelf
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 432 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 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 ; Kapuściński's Angola -- 8. John Berger ; Graham Greene ; John Le Carré ; 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 ; Günther Grass ; Heinrich Böll ; Siegfried Lenz ; Peter Schnewider ; Christoph Ransmayr ; Maurice Sendak and Wilhelm Grimm -- 10. Gabriel García Márquez ; 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.
Summary 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.
Subject Essays.
Literature -- 20th century.
Littérature -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Islam et littérature -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
Essays. (OCoLC)fst00915437
Literature. (OCoLC)fst00999953
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Other Form: Online version: Rushdie, Salman. Imaginary homelands. 1st American ed. London : Granta Books ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : In association with Viking, 1991 (OCoLC)755261830
ISBN 0670839523
9780670839520
014014224X
9780140142242
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