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Magical RealismMagical Realism
Magical realism is often regarded as a regional trend, restricted to the Latin American writers who popularized it as a literary form. In this critical anthology, the first of its kind, editors Lois Parkinson Zamora and Wendy B. Faris show magical realism to be an international movement with a wide-ranging history and a significant influence among ...
Number of pages: 592 | Publication Date: 1995-11-14 | ISBN-13: 9780822316404

One Hundred Years of Solitude (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)One Hundred Years of Solitude (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Number of pages: 417 | Publication Date: 2006-02-21 | ISBN-13: 9780060883287

Magical Realist FictionMagical Realist Fiction
This capacious anthology has selections from the authors you would expect to find, from others you may be less familiar with, and from writers you might not expect to show up in this company. The result is a treasure trove of unusual fiction, one of the most exciting anthologies to appear in the last decade. This is a poet's companion, a student's ...
Number of pages: 528 | Publication Date: 1984-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780582284524

The Keeper of Lost ThingsThe Keeper of Lost Things
Ruth Hogan
A charming, clever, and quietly moving debut novel of of endless possibilities and joyful discoveries that explores the promises we make and break, losing and finding ourselves, the objects that hold magic and meaning for our lives, and the surprising connections that bind us.Lime green plastic flower-shaped hair bobbles—Found, on the playing fie ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2017-02-21 | ISBN-13: 9780062473530

Magic(al) Realism (The New Critical Idiom)Magic(al) Realism (The New Critical Idiom)
Maggie Ann Bowers
Bestselling novels by Angela Carter, Salman Rushdie, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and a multitude of others have enchanted us by blurring the lines between reality and fantasy. Their genre of writing has been variously defined as 'magic', 'magical' or 'marvellous' realism and is quickly becoming a core area of literary studies. This guide offers a first ...
Number of pages: 160 | Publication Date: 2004-11-06 | ISBN-13: 9780415268547

A Companion to Magical Realism (Monografías A)A Companion to Magical Realism (Monografías A)
This new Companion to Magical Realism provides an assessment of the world-wide impact of a movement which was incubated in Germany flourished in Latin America and then spread to the rest of the world It provides a set of up-to-date assessments of the work of writers traditionally associated with magical realism such as Gabriel Garcia Marquez in par ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2010-03-18 | ISBN-13: 9781855662131

Ordinary EnchantmentsOrdinary Enchantments
Wendy B. Faris
Ordinary Enchantments investigates magical realism as the most important trend in contemporary international fiction, defines its characteristics and narrative techniques, and proposes a new theory to explain its significance. In the most comprehensive critical treatment of this literary mode to date, Wendy B. Faris discusses a rich array of exampl ...
Number of pages: 280 | Publication Date: 2004-02-27 | ISBN-13: 9780826514424

The House of the SpiritsThe House of the Spirits
Isabel Allende
The unforgettable first novel that established Isabel Allende as one of the world’s most gifted and imaginative storytellers.The House of the Spirits brings to life the triumphs and tragedies of three generations of the Trueba family. The patriarch Esteban is a volatile, proud man whose voracious pursuit of political power is tempered only by his ...
Number of pages: 496 | Publication Date: 2015-12-15 | ISBN-13: 9781501117015

Magical Realism in West African Fiction (Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures)Magical Realism in West African Fiction (Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures)
Brenda Cooper
This study contextualizes magical realism within current debates and theories of postcoloniality and examines the fiction of three of its West African pioneers: Syl Cheney-Coker of Sierra Leone, Ben Okri of Nigeria and Kojo Laing of Ghana. Brenda Cooper explores the distinct elements of the genre in a West African context, and in relation to: * a r ...
Number of pages: 258 | Publication Date: 2004-05-09 | ISBN-13: 9780415340618

Magical Realism (Critical Insights)Magical Realism (Critical Insights)
Ignacio Lopez-Calvo
Magical Realism analyses its evolution as well as its manifestations in different cultures. Several essays discuss the struggle between the hegemonic imposition of western modernity and subaltern, ethnicized, non-western conceptualizations in the Third World. Magical realist cultural production is thus seen as a tool for questioning Eurocentric vie ...
Number of pages: 239 | Publication Date: 2014-09-10 | ISBN-13: 9781619254138

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