Rushdie's midnight's children: a book of readings
This Volume Brings Together Ten Essays On Midnight'S Children (1980) And An Interview With Salman Rushdie That Discuss This Seminal Novel From Different Perspectives. Rushdie'S Innovative Use Of History And Memory, His Experiments With Language And Narrative Mode, The Novel'S Status As The Paradigmatic Postcolonial Text, Its Inter-Textuality And Self0Reflevivity, The Influences On The Novel As Well As Its Influence On Subsequent Novels, The Author'S Relationship With India As An Insider-Outsider Are Some Of The Many Issues Explored By The Critics.
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