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Postcolonial differend: Diasporic narratives of Salman Rushdie

Mishra, V. (2003) Postcolonial differend: Diasporic narratives of Salman Rushdie. In: Bloom, H., (ed.) Salman Rushdie. Chelsea House Publishers, Broomall, PA, pp. 63-98.

Abstract

Best known for the highly controversial Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie brings to his novels the perspective of a South Asian expatriate caught between the diverse cultures of the East and West. He is able to bring to his work a parodic detachment from the two cultures, as well intimate knowledge of the struggle of a South Asian expatriate.

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers
Copyright: 2003 Chelsea House Publishers
Publishers Website: http://www.infobasepublishing.com/Bookdetail.aspx?...
Notes: Reprinted in Wendy Faith and Pamela McCallum eds. Linked Histories: Postcolonial studies in a Globalized World. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2000: 111 - 144.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/13305
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