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Warnes, Christopher
Magical realism and the postcolonial novel : between faith and irreverence / Christopher Warnes
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
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 4th Floor  PN56.M24 W37 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Magic realism (Literature)
Faith in literature
Postcolonialism in literature
Postcolonialism
Physical Description vii, 189 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-179) and index
Contents 1. Introduction: re-thinking magical realism -- 2. Magical realism as postcolonial romance -- 3. Faith, idealism, and irreverence in Asturias, Borges, and Carpentier -- 4. Magical realism and defamiliarisation in Gabriel García Márquez's 'One hundred years of solitude' -- 5. Migrancy and metamorphosis in Salman Rushdie's 'The satanic verses' -- 6. The African world view in Ben Okri's 'The famished road' -- 7. Conclusion

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