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Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie
(b. 1947)

This section is dedicated to a future Scriptorium Page on Salman Rushdie. If you are a writer with expertise in the life and works of Salman Rushdie, and you’d be interested in helping The Modern Word expand, please look at the Scriptorium submission guidelines. Until then, we’d like to recommend the following resources to interested visitors.

New York’s City Opera is staging a modern opera based on the works of Salman Rushdie:

New York City Opera presents the world premiere of Charles Wuorinen’s long-awaited opera.
Oct 31, Nov 3/6/9/11, 2004
Based on the fantasy novel by Salman Rushdie, a magical tale for children & adults that is also a serious parable of free speech.
Libretto adapted by British poet James Fenton.
Directed by Mark Lamos.
City Opera Web Site

Links and Resources

The Modern Word

Borges Influence – The influence of Borges on Rushdie’s novels.

Joyce Influence – The influence of James Joyce on Rushdie’s novel The Ground Beneath Her Feet.


B&W Rushdie Page – Online at the Books & Writers site.

Salman Rushdie PageSubir Grewel’s page presents many good links.

LCP Rushdie Page – Online from the Literature and Culture of Pakistan site.

Salon Interview – interviews Rushdie in 1996.

Utility Search – Search for books and related material on Salman Rushdie.

Advanced Book Exchange – The Advanced Book Exchange is a worldwide database of used bookstore inventories.

eBay Search – Find out what Rushdie-related items are up for auction at eBay.

Google Groups Search – News groups related to Salman Rushdie.

Yahoo News Search – Yahoo articles and news related to Salman Rushdie.

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