Rediscovering Magical Realism in the Americas

He acknowledges that it " would be pointless to define a limit or threshold beyond which a novel clearly embodies magic realism , or an exact number of particular features that define a text as magic realist , " and he says that he ...

Rediscovering Magical Realism in the Americas

Explores magical realism as a common denominator in the literature of the Americas.

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Rediscovering Magical Realism in the Americas
Language: en
Pages: 183
Authors: Shannin Schroeder
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Explores magical realism as a common denominator in the literature of the Americas.
Magical Realism
Language: en
Pages: 581
Authors: Lois Parkinson Zamora, Wendy B. Faris
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Duke University Press

On magical realism in literature
Magical Realism and Deleuze
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Eva Aldea
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-10 - Publisher: A&C Black

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Magical Realism and Cosmopolitanism
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: K. Sasser
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-02 - Publisher: Springer

Magical Realism and Cosmopolitanism details a variety of functionalities of the mode of magical realism, focusing on its capacity to construct sociological representations of belonging. This usage is traced closely in the novels of Ben Okri, Salman Rushdie, Cristina García, and Helen Oyeyemi.
Patriarchy and Power in Magical Realism
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Maryam Ebadi Asayesh
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-21 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Although the term magic(al) realism appeared in 1925 in pictorial art in Germany, it became well-known with the boom of magical realist fiction in Latin America in the 1960s. Since the 1980s, it has become one of the popular modes of writing worldwide. Due to its oxymoronic and hybrid nature,