By Madeline Clements

This ebook explores no matter if the post-9/11 novels of Rushdie, Hamid, Aslam and Shamsie could be learn as a part of an try to revise smooth ‘knowledge’ of the Islamic international, utilizing globally-distributed English-language literature to reframe Muslims’ capability to connect to others. Focussing on novels together with Shalimar the Clown, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, The Wasted Vigil, and Burnt Shadows, the writer combines aesthetic, old, political and religious concerns with analyses of the preferred discourses and significant discussions surrounding the novels; and scrutinises how the writers were appropriated as genuine spokespeople via dominant political and cultural forces. eventually, she explores how, as writers of Indian and Pakistani beginning, Rushdie, Hamid, Aslam and Shamsie negotiate their identities, and the tensions of being visible to behave as Muslim representatives, with regards to the complicated foreign and geopolitical context within which they write.               

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