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On SAGE Insight: The fatwa and the philosophe: Rushdie, Voltaire, and Islam

From The Journal of Commonwealth Literature A huge volume of literature has been written about Rushdie’s novel The Satanic Verses and the fatwa issued in response to it by the Ayatollah Khomeini. Whilst much literary criticism has recommended that we … Continue reading

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Opening the debate about Rushdie’s legacy ‘The Satanic Verses’

Online Special Issue: The Satanic Verses From The Journal of Commonwealth Literature Joseph Anton, the new memoir by Salman Rushdie  was published with great fanfare and to mixed critical reception in September 2012. Its publication has led to an outpouring of … Continue reading

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