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Magical Realism and the Postcolonial Novel: Between Faith and Irreverence

Magical Realism and the Postcolonial Novel: Between Faith and Irreverence (Hardback)

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This book rethinks the origins and nature of magical realism and provides detailed readings of key novels by Asturias, Carpentier, Garcia Marquez, Rushdie, and Okri. Identifying two different strands of the mode, one characterized by faith, the other by irreverence, Warnes makes available a new vocabulary for the discussion of magical realism.

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismLiterary essaysEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 -Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary theory Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 19/03/2009 ISBN-13: 9780230545281  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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CHRISTOPHER WARNES is University Lecturer in English and a Fellow of St John's College, University of Cambridge, UK.

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