Imaginary Homelands: Essays and Criticism 1981-1991

Salman Rushdie (Author)
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Description

Salman Rushdie's "Imaginary Homelands" is an important record of one writer's intellectual and personal oddyssey. The seventy essays collected here, written over the last ten years, cover an astonishing range of subjects - the literature of the received masters and of Rushdie's contemporaries; the politics of colonialism and the ironies of culture; film, politicians, the Labour Party, religious fundamentalism, in America, racial prejudice; and the preciousness of the imagination and of free expression. For this paperback edition the author has written a new essay to mark the third anniversary of the fatwa.

Product Details

Price
$18.00
Publisher
Penguin Books
Publish Date
May 01, 1992
Pages
448
Dimensions
5.16 X 7.84 X 1.02 inches | 0.82 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780140140361
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About the Author

Born in Bombay in 1947, Salman Rushdie is the author of six novels, including Grimus, Shame, The Satanic Verses, The Moor's Last Sigh, and The Ground Beneath Her Feet, and a volume of essays, Imaginary Homelands. His numerous literary prizes include the Booker Prize for Midnight's Children and the Whitbread Prize for The Satanic Verses.