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'Salman Rushdie: from Colonial Politics to Postmodern Poetics'

Parnell, Tim. 1996. 'Salman Rushdie: from Colonial Politics to Postmodern Poetics'. In: Bart J. Moore-Gilbert, ed. Writing India 1757-1990: The Literature of British India. Manchester: Manchester University Press. ISBN 978-0719042669 [Book Section]

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This volume provides an analytic survey of the literature produced as a consequence of the long history of Britain's rule in India. From Rudyard Kipling and E.M. Forster to Salman Rushdie, each essay looks at changing attitudes towards India in relation to the British Empire. The mix of "popular" and "high" culture reveals the complex and ambiguous relation between colonizer and colonized over almost two hundred and fifty years.

Item Type: Book Section

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

English and Comparative Literature

Dates:

DateEvent
1996Published

Item ID:

13275

Date Deposited:

08 Sep 2015 15:30

Last Modified:

19 Apr 2016 16:42

URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/13275
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