Magical realism and the postcolonial novel [electronic resource] : between faith and irreverence / Christopher Warnes.

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Published: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2009.
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Format: Electronic eBook
Table of 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.