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Salman Rushdie: The Essential Guide
     

Salman Rushdie: The Essential Guide

by Jonathan Noakes, Margaret Reynolds
 

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In Vintage Living Texts, teachers and students will find the essential guide to the works of Salman Rushdie. Vintage Living Texts is unique in that it offers an in-depth interview with Salman Rushdie, relating specifically to the texts under discussion. This guide deals with Rushdie's themes, genre and narrative technique,and a close reading of the texts will

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In Vintage Living Texts, teachers and students will find the essential guide to the works of Salman Rushdie. Vintage Living Texts is unique in that it offers an in-depth interview with Salman Rushdie, relating specifically to the texts under discussion. This guide deals with Rushdie's themes, genre and narrative technique,and a close reading of the texts will provide a rich source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels.

Also included in this guide are detailed reading plans for all three novels, questions for essay and discussion, contextual material, suggested texts for complementary and comparative reading, extracts from reviews, a biography, a bibliography and a glossary of literary terms.

Texts covered: Midnight's Children, Shame and The Satanic Verses.

Whether a teacher, student or general reader, the Vintage Living Texts series gives you the chance to explore new resources and enjoy new pleasures.


Editorial Reviews

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"I didn't realise just how good the series was until I started working closely with it. The questions are so thoughtful and probing...the texts really do occupy their own niche between guides purely for teachers and the ubiquitous student crib, and are much better than either"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781448138951
Publisher:
RANDOM HOUSE
Publication date:
05/31/2012
Series:
Vintage Living Texts , #11
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
390 KB

Meet the Author

The Series Editors of Vintage Living Texts have, between them, more than thirty years teaching experience at senior school and undergraduate level. Their association with Vintage - and with the Vintage authors - guarantees a series that is lively and informative and fun.

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