THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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Shame
By Salman Rushdie

An essay by Jenny Sharpe of the University of California using Rushdie's realignment of izzat and sharam to discuss issues of gender, race and class in regards to Indo-Pakistani women, as well as considering the role of the fantastic in the novel.
Essay looking at the importance of memory in Shame and Martin Amis' Time's Arrow.