Imaginary Homelands: Essays and Criticism 1981-1991

Odyssey Editions, 14 mai 2013 - 439 pages
In Imaginary Homelands, Salman Rushdie presents ten years’ worth of concentrated thought on topics from the most cherished literary traditions and authors of India, Europe, and America to the politics of oppression, the joy of film and television, and the enduring value of the imagination. Writing with lively and intelligent insight—from the provocative, to the humorous, to the deeply profound—Rushdie demonstrates why he is celebrated as one of our greatest literary minds.

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IMAGINARY HOMELANDS: Essays and Criticism, 1981-1991

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Lively, wide-ranging collection of 75 pieces written over the past ten years by the author of The Satanic Verses. Would this collection exist had The Satanic Verses not made the Ayatollah Khomeini's ... Consulter l'avis complet

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I love reading Mr Rushdie's essays. They are insightful and thought provoking and are the kind of writing that I pull out from time to time and re-read. I have to admit I have the same admiration for ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Salman Rushdie is the author of seventeen books, including Shame, The Satanic Verses, and Midnight’s Children, which was named the “Booker of Bookers,” the best novel to have won the Booker Prize for fiction in the award’s history. Among his many literary honors are the Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, the Whitbread Prize, the European Union’s Aristeion Prize for Literature, and a 2007 Knighthood for services to literature. 2012 marked the international publication of Joseph Anton, his memoir of more than nine years spent in hiding due to the fatwa issued against him by the Ayatollah Khomeini.

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