Salman rushdie di maria dipalma

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Salman rushdie di maria dipalma

  1. 1. Midnight’s Children
  2. 2. Salman Rushdie... post-colonial Indian writer born in Bombay (1947) moved to England as ateenager won the Broker Prize (1981)
  3. 3. His works: Grimus Midnight’s Children(the most important work) Shame The Satanic Verses(considered blasphemous by Muslims)
  4. 4. Midnight’s Children Novel Protagonist: Saleem Sinai Birth: midnight 15 August 1947(day of Indian Indipendence) Salim recounts his life Life interwoven with history
  5. 5.  1001 children born that day Considered to have powers: Transmutation Magic Flight Prophecy
  6. 6.  His life = jars of chutney: every year is a jar has particular flavour personal and historicalmemory
  7. 7. Features: Mix imagination and history Mix autobiography andmythology Subjectivity of history Influenced by Indian andBritish culture
  8. 8. VB Liceo Scientifico Marie CurieIISS Monopoli a.s. 2012/2013

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