Additional Resources for The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

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Cavanaugh, Christine, "Auguries of Power: Prophecy and Violence in The Satanic Verses," in Studies in the Novel, Vol. 36, No. 3, Fall 2004, pp. 393—404.

Cavanaugh's article discusses the theological context of Rushdie's novel and its commentary about how violence is related to prophecy.

Erickson, John, Islam and Postcolonial Narrative, Cambridge University Press, 1998, pp. 129—60.

The chapter on Salman Rushdie in Erickson's scholarly work discusses The Satanic Verses in terms of its depiction of Islam's relationship with the West.

Pipes, Daniel, The Rushdie Affair: The Novel, the Ayatollah, and the West, Carol Publishing Group, 1990.

Pipes provides a study of the circumstances surrounding the publication of Rushdie's novel, including an analysis of Rushdie's intentions and reactions to the fatwa.

Rushdie, Salman, "In Good Faith," in Newsweek, Vol. 115, No. 7, February 12, 1990, pp. 52—56.

Rushdie's important article about The Satanic Verses defends his novel, argues why it should not be offensive to Muslims, and...

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