“Metamorphosis and Identity Construction in Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses.” University of Bucharest Review, edited by Radu Surdulescu, Bucharest University Press, vol. 10, no. 1, 2008, pp. 47-52, ISSN 1454-9328.Print. ISSN 2069 – 8658.Web.[EBSCO Publishing], [CEEOL], [SCOPUS], [MLA], [WorldCat].
University of Bucharest Review, Румъния
Metamorphic spaces (temporal, geographical and mental) produce metamorphic bodies and
identities. Metamorphosis arises as a dynamic principle of survival in borderline zones. Its biological
value, however, is transposed and reworked in fiction as a prodigious interruption of natural
development, breaking of natural laws and establishing its own magical reality.
alter self, borderline experience, colonial identity, migrancy, postmodernism, self-representation, transmutation.