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A Study on Historical Fiction As Described In Salman Rushdie’S Novels |

Rekha Rani, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Post-colonial historiography and historical fiction havecome to share common concerns about representation with post-modem historic-graphicmet fiction where story telling along with revelation in their own narrativelybecomes a historical and political act. As Simon argues, post- colonial  writing becomes  one  of the  ways  of subverting  imperial  myths by 'foregrounding the fact that history is not a set of immovable pastachievements but a discourse, open  toreinterpretation.'