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Author Mahmutović, Adnan.

Title Ways of being free : authenticity and community in selected works of Rushdie, Ondaatje, and Okri / Adnan Mahmutović.

Publication Info. Amsterdam : Editions Rodopi B V, 2012.

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Summary Iconic migrant writers such as Michael Ondaatje, Salman Rushdie and Ben Okri use their fictional worlds to articulate the ways in which existential "nervous conditions," caused by violent postcolonial history, drive individuals to rework the critical notions of freedom, authenticity and community. This existential thread in their works has been largely ignored or left undeveloped in criticism. Although Rushdie has argued that they primarily write back to the imperial centre(s), in their signature novels, The English Patient, Midnight's Children and The Famished Road, they respond to their co.
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Subject Rushdie, Salman -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rushdie, Salman.
Criticism and interpretation.
Ondaatje, Michael, 1943- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ondaatje, Michael, 1943-
Okri, Ben -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rushdie, Salman.
Ondaatje, Michael, 1943-
Okri, Ben.
Okri, Ben.
Authenticity (Philosophy) in literature.
Authenticity (Philosophy) in literature.
Communities in literature.
Communities in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: 9789042035348
9789401208093
ISBN 9789401208093 (electronic book)
9401208093 (electronic book)