Additional Resources for Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie

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Barnaby, Edward, “Airbrushed History: Photography, Realism, and Rushdie's Midnight's Children,” in Mosaic, March 2005, pp. 1-16.

The author makes the point that this novel, rather than being a work of “magical realism,” is actually based on a series of imaginary photographs.

Booker, M. Keith, “Salman Rushdie: The Development of a Literary Reputation,” in Critical Essays on Salman Rushdie, edited by M. Keith Booker, G. K. Hall, 1999, pp. 1-15.

Booker takes a close look at this novel's critical role in making Rushdie the literary giant he was at the end of the twentieth century.

Goonetilleke, D. C. R. A., Salman Rushdie, St. Martin's Press, 1998.

In the Midnight's Children chapter of this installment of St. Martin's Modern Writers series, Goonetilleke examines how Rushdie, already a good writer, blossomed by turning to his homeland as his subject matter.

Hassumani, Sabrina, “Midnight's Children,” in Salman Rushdie: A Postmodern Reading of His Major...

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