Salman Rushdie Fatwa

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Imagine... Being Salman Rushdie | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Salman Rushdie's ad for his new book, sorry I mean Alan Yentob's insightful investigation of years spent living a secret life, turned up on our screen...

Literary Controversies Since the Rushdie Affair

Claire Chambers | Posted 19.11.2012 | Home
Claire Chambers

The British protests against Rushdie's novel and these more recent protests are commonly understood in terms of the free speech versus religious offence argument. But it is important to think beyond this limiting binary to attain a greater degree of intercultural understanding in twenty-first century Britain.

Muslims Protest Against H. G. Wells Book in 1930s Britain

Rehana Ahmed | Posted 19.11.2012 | Home
Rehana Ahmed

The publication of Salman Rushdie's memoir Joseph Anton will inevitably give rise to reappraisal of the Satanic Verses affair. In this pair of articles, we look backwards and then forwards in time from this dispute to other controversies involving religious protests against creative works to add historical depth and complexity to the debate.