Magical Realism and the Postcolonial Novel: Between Faith and Irreverence

Magical Realism and the Postcolonial Novel: Between Faith and Irreverence

by Christopher Warnes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137440860
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 03/19/2009
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 189
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

CHRISTOPHER WARNES is University Lecturer in English and a Fellow of St John's College, University of Cambridge, UK.

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction: Re-thinking Magical Realism Magical Realism as Postcolonial Romance Faith, Idealism and Irreverence in Asturias, Borges and Carpentier Magical Realism and Defamiliarisation in Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude Migrancy and Metamorphosis in Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses The African World View in Ben Okri's The Famished Road Conclusion Bibliography Index

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