The Rushdie File

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Syracuse University Press, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 266 pages
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Documents all sides of the Rushdie controversy, providing an international chronology of events, early reviews of the book, and articles giving differing viewpoints
 

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Contents

The Author and the Book i
1
The Mounting Protest
28
The Khomeini Fatwa
68
The International Response
77
Reflections
179
Copyright

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Lisa Appignanesi, is the author of "Mad, Bad and Sad: A History of Women and the Mind Doctors" and "All About Love: Anatomy of an Unruly Emotion". A prize-winning novelist and writer, she is the president of English PEN. She lives in London.

Writer and theologian Sara Maitland graduated from Oxford University with a degree in English language and literature. Before Maitland made her living as a writer, she was once an academic researcher, an interior decorator, and a dressmaker. Maitland has contributes essays and reviews to mainstream and scholarly publication, and has written or edited over 20 books including "Virtuous Magic: Women Saints and Their Meaning," "A Big Enough God: A Feminist's Search for a Joyful Theology," and "Angel Maker: The Short Stories of Sara Maitland.

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