Multiculturalism and magic realism? Between fiction and by Sylvia Hadjetian

By Sylvia Hadjetian

Thesis (M.A.) from the 12 months 2005 within the topic English Language and Literature stories - Literature, grade: 2,0, college of Regensburg (Anglistik), one hundred ninety entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: because the Nineteen Seventies, there was an expanding predicament with the effect of colonialism and postcolonialism on British identities and tradition and the impression that the previous British Empire had and nonetheless has on humans within the former colonies and in Britain this present day. Novels like Salman Rushdie’s "Midnight’s teenagers" or "The Satanic Verses", Hanif Kureishi’s "The Buddha of Suburbia", Meera Syal’s "Anita and Me", Timothy Mo’s "Sour Sweet", Sam Selvon’s "The Lonely Londoners" and Monica Ali’s "Brick Lane" in addition to motion pictures like "Bend it like Beckham" or television sequence like "The Kumars at No. forty two" and "Da Ali G express" exemplify this really new phenomenon and its world-wide luck.

They are consultant of a giant crew of multicultural novels and productions created over the past few many years. even supposing multiculturalism isn't really new within the media, there was a distinct growth of writers of the "empire inside" over the past ten years.

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