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Is Nothing Sacred, by Salman Rushdie

Title
Is Nothing Sacred, by Salman Rushdie
Genre
Speech; Special
TX Date
6 Feb 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:41:05
Description
Harold Pinter reads Is Nothing Sacred, the Herbert Reed Memorial Lecture at The ICA in London, written by Salman Rushdie who is absent due to the Iranian fatwa over The Satanic Verses which forced him to withdraw into cultural exile. Recording taken from the Late Show on BBC 2 television. Introduction by Michael Ignatieff. Producer: Kevin Loader.
Contributors
BBC; Salman Rushdie; Harold Pinter; Michael Ignatieff; Kevin Loader
Keywords
Books; Authors; Writers; Freedom of expression; Novels; Literature; Islam; Fiction; Personal safety; Salman Rushdie; The Satanic Verses; Controversial literature; Is Nothing Sacred (lecture); Late Show

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