A Companion to Magical Realism: 220 (häftad)
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Ouyang, Wen-Chin
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A Companion to Magical Realism: 220 (häftad)

A Companion to Magical Realism: 220

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Companion to Magical Realism provides an assessment of the world-wide impact of a movement which was incubated in Germany, flourished in Latin America and then spread to the rest of the world. It provides a set of up-to-date assessments of the work of writers traditionally associated with magical realism such as Gabriel Garcia Marquez [in particular his recently published memoirs], Alejo Carpentier, Miguel ngel Asturias, Juan Rulfo, Isabel Allende, Laura Esquivel and Salman Rushdie, as well as bringing into the fold new authors such as W.B. Yeats, Seamus Heaney, Jose Saramago, Dorit Rabinyan, Ovid, Maria Luisa Bombal, Ibrahim al-Kawni, Mayra Montero, Nakagami Kenji, Jose Eustasio Rivera and Elias Khoury, discussed for the first time in the context of magical realism. Written in a jargon-free style, and with all quotations translated into English, this book offers a refreshing new interdisciplinary slant on magical realism as an international literary phenomenon emerging from the trauma of colonial dispossession. The companion also has a Guide to Further Reading. Stephen Hart is Professor of Hispanic Studies, University College London and Doctor Honoris Causa of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru. Wen-chin Ouyang lectures in Arabic Literature and Comparative Literature at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.
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This companion is a valuable, updated and much needed consolidation of magical realism scholarship. JILAS JOURNAL OF IBERIAN AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES Insightful [and] essential. CHOICE

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Introduction: Globalization of Magical Realism: New Poltics of Aesthetics [with Wen-chin Ouyang] - Introduction: Globalization of Magical Realism: New Politics of Aesthetics [with Stephen M Hart] - Wen-Chin Ouyang Section I: Introduction: Genealogies, Myths, Archives - Swords and Silver Rings: Magical Objects in the Work of Jorge Luis Borges and Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Lois Parkinson Zamora The Presence of Myth in Borges, Carpentier, Asturias, Rulfo and Garcia Marquez - Donald L Shaw The Earth as Archive in Bombal, Parra, Asturias and Rulfo [with Julia King] - Alejo Carpentier's Re-invention of America Latin as Real and Marvellous - The Golden Age Myth in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude and Ovid's Metamorphoses - Lorna Robinson Lessons from the Golden Age in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Living to Tell the Tale - Efrain Kristal Section II: Introduction: History, Nightmare, Fantasy - History and the Fantastic in Jose Saramago's Fiction - David Henn Magical-Realist Elements in Jose Eustasio Rivera's The Vortex - Humberto Nunez-Faraco Beyond Magic Realism in The Red of His Shadow by Marya Montero - Alejandra Rengifo Cops, Robbers, and Anarcho-terrorists: Crime and Magical Realism's Jewish Question - J F Friedenthal Flights of Fancy: Angela Carter's Transgressive Narratives - Sarah Sceats Section III: Introduction: The Politics of Magic - Wen-Chin Ouyang Humour and Magical Realism in El reino de este mundo - Evelyn Fishburn Magical Realism and Children's Literature: Isabel Allende's La Ciudad de las Bestias - Philip Swanson Unsavoury Representations in Laura Esquivel's Like Water for Chocolate - Helene Price Not so Innocent - An Israeli Tale of Subversion: Dorit Rabinyan's Persian Brides - Tsila Ratner Magical Realism as Ideology: Narrative Evasions in the Work of Nakagami Kenji - Mark Morris Legend, Fantasy and the Birth of the New in `Los funerales de la Mama Grande by Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Robin Fiddian Section IV: Introduction: Empire, Nation, Magic - Wen-Chin Ouyang Magical Nationalism, Lyric Poetry and the Marvellous: W. B. Yeats and Seamus Heaney - Johnathan Allison Empire and Tribal Magic in a Tuareg Epic: Ibrahim al-Kuni's Lunar Eclipse - Stefan Sperl Magical Realism and Nomadic Writing in the Maghreb - John Erickson Of Numerology and Butterflies: Magical Realism in Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses - Stephanie Jones From The Thousand and One Nights to Magical Realism: Postnational Predicament in The Journey of Little Ghandi by Elias KhouryElias Khoury - Wen-Chin Ouyang Guide to Further Reading [with Kenneth Reeds] - Stephen M. Hart Select Bibliography - Stephen M. Hart