Salman Rushdie and the genesis of secrecy / Vijay Mishra
- Mishra, Vijay
- London, UK ; New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.
- Physical Description:
- xiv, 249 pages ; 24 cm
- Prologue : and what so tedious as a twice-told tale? -- Archive fever : the "Biografiend" and the genesis of secrecy -- Manuscripts in the archive -- The riddle of midnight's children : unravelling a text -- The affective turn and Salman Rushdie -- Salman Rushdie cinema and Bollywood -- Archival modernism -- Epilogue : Salman Rushdie humanism and world literature.
- "Salman Rushdie and the Genesis of Secrecy is the first book to draw extensively from material in the Salman Rushdie archive at Emory University to uncover the makings of the British Indian writer's modernist poetics. Linking criticism to applied theory throughout and connecting Rushdie with radical non-Western humanism and questions about world literature, this book argues that a true understanding of the writer lies in uncovering his genesis of secrecy through a close reading of his archive"--
- 9781350094390 hardcover and 1350094390 hardcover
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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