Magical Criticism In Midnight's Children

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After he served in the local Home Guard in Oxford from 1941 to 1943. Lewis spoke on religious programmers broadcast by the BBC from London though the city was under broken up air raids. These broadcasts were respected by civilians and servicemen at that stage. "The war the whole of life, everything tended to give the impression pointless. The people needed many of them, a key to the meaning of the universe. Lewis provided just that". In 1941 starting the broadcasts were anthologised in Mere Christianity. He was occupied at his summer holiday weekends visiting R.A.F. stations to speak on his faith, invited by the Royal Air Force’s Chaplain-in-Chief Maurice Edwards. It was also during the same wartime period, in January 1942 Lewis was invited…show more content…
He is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight’s Children 1981, won the Booker prize in 1981. Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subcontinent. He combines Magical realism with historical fiction his work is concerned with the many connections, disruptions, and migrations between Eastern world and Western civilization. His fourth novel, The Satamic verses 1988, was the subject of a major controversy, provoking protests from Muslims in several countries. Death threats were made against him, including a fatwa calling for his assassination issued by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Supreme Leader, on 14th February 1989. June 2007, Queen Elizabeth II knight him for his services to literature. In 2008, The Times ranked him thirteenth on its list of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945. Since 2000, Rushdie has lived in the United States, where he has worked at Emory University. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and letters. In 2012, he published “Joseph Anton: A memoir”, an account of his life in the wake of the controversy over “The Satanic Verses.” His genre was Magic realism, Satire, Post colonialism. He has a subject Historical Criticism and Travel writing. Rushdie has been married four

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