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Islam and controversy : the politics of free speech after Rushdie / Anshuman A. Mondal.

By: Mondal, Anshuman A. (Anshuman Ahmed), 1972-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: PJ7519.I84 M66 2014Publication: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: xi, 248 p.ISBN: 9781137471673 (pbk.); 1137471670 (pbk.); 9781137466075 (hbk.); 1137466073 (hbk.).Subject(s): Islam and literature | Freedom of speech in literature | Freedom of the press -- History -- 20th century | Freedom of the press -- History -- 21st century | Literature and society | Censorship | East and West in literature
Contents:
Introduction -- 1. From Blasphemy to Offensiveness: The Politics of Controversy -- 2. What is Freedom of Speech For? -- 3. A Difficult Freedom: Towards Mutual Understanding and the Ethics of Propriety -- 4. The Self-Transgressions of Salman Rushdie: Re-Reading The Satanic Verses -- 5. Visualism and Violence: On the Art and Ethics of Provocation in the Jyllands-Posten Cartoons and Theo Van Gogh's Submission -- 6. Romancing the Other: The Jewel of the Medina and the Ethics of Genre -- 7. Satire, Incitement and Self-Restraint: Reflections on Freedom of Expression and Aesthetic Responsibility in Contemporary Britain.
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Introduction -- 1. From Blasphemy to Offensiveness: The Politics of Controversy -- 2. What is Freedom of Speech For? -- 3. A Difficult Freedom: Towards Mutual Understanding and the Ethics of Propriety -- 4. The Self-Transgressions of Salman Rushdie: Re-Reading The Satanic Verses -- 5. Visualism and Violence: On the Art and Ethics of Provocation in the Jyllands-Posten Cartoons and Theo Van Gogh's Submission -- 6. Romancing the Other: The Jewel of the Medina and the Ethics of Genre -- 7. Satire, Incitement and Self-Restraint: Reflections on Freedom of Expression and Aesthetic Responsibility in Contemporary Britain.

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