Salman Rushdie: Midnight's Children-The Satanic Verses (Paperback)

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In this Readers' Guide, David Smale traces the critical reception of this fascinating writer by examining the changing responses to his two best-known works. As a novelist and icon, Rushdie has embraced both 'popular' and 'high' culture; reflecting this, the Guide brings together both academic criticism and journalism to investigate the passions and preoccupations of Rushdie's many critics, steering the reader through the inflamed debates and rhetoric surrounding this much admired but controversial author.

Product Details ISBN-10: 1840462531
ISBN-13: 9781840462531
Published: Palgrave Macmillan, 11/01/2003
Pages: 208
Language: English