Re-Writing the City: Postmodern Observing in the Imaginary Londons of Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses and Iain Sinclair's Downriver

Nick Bentley

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Salman Rushdie; Iain Sinclair; Postmodernism; Urban Aesthetics

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