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Salman Rushdie


The book was called The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie, and it was a parody of the life of the Prophet, PBUH, set in Bombay.
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  British writer of novels who was born in India; one of his novels is regarded as blasphemous by Muslims and a fatwa was condemning him to death was issued by the Supreme Leader of Iran in 1989 (b. 1947)
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  • The book was called The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie, and it was a parody of the life of the Prophet, PBUH, set in Bombay.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • When Salman Rushdie wrote The Satanic Verses (1988), he caused his characters to parody (inorder to show their wickedness, among other things) certain events and persons from the Koran and the life of the Prophet.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • In a recent lecture, "Is Nothing Sacred? " Salman Rushdie, one of the most censored authors of our time, talked about the importance of books.
    Rudolfo Anaya  --  Take the Tortillas out of Your Poetry
  • At almost the exact same moment (the novels were published within months of each other), Fay Weldon and Salman Rushdie introduced characters—two in each case—falling from great heights, from exploding airliners.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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  • Fay Weldon, in The Hearts and Lives of Men (1988), and Salman Rushdie, in The Satanic Verses, may have slightly different purposes in introducing such massive violence into their story lines and then having some characters survive.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Salman Rushdie’s irony in The Satanic Verses did not register with certain Muslim clerics.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
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