Magic(al) Realism (The New Critical Idiom) by Maggie Ann Bowers

By Maggie Ann Bowers

Bestselling novels via Angela Carter, Salman Rushdie, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and a mess of others have enchanted us by way of blurring the traces among fact and fable. Their style of writing has been variously outlined as 'magic', 'magical' or 'marvellous' realism and is instantly changing into a center region of literary reviews. This consultant bargains a primary step for these wishing to contemplate this quarter in better intensity, by:

  • exploring the various definitions and phrases utilized in relation to the genre

  • tracing the origins of the move in portray and fiction

  • offering an historic evaluation of the contexts for magic(al) realism

  • providing research of key works of magic(al) realist fiction, movie and art.

This is a necessary advisor for these drawn to or learning certainly one of cutting-edge hottest genres.

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