skip to content
Magical realism : theory, history, community Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Magical realism : theory, history, community

Author: Lois Parkinson Zamora; Wendy B Faris
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Shows magical realism to be an international movement with a wide-ranging history.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Magical realism.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)604580616
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lois Parkinson Zamora; Wendy B Faris
ISBN: 0822316110 9780822316114 0822316404 9780822316404
OCLC Number: 31739246
Description: ix, 581 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : daiquiri birds and Flaubertian parrot(ie)s / Lois Parkinson Zamora and Wendy B. Faris --
Magic Realism : Post-Expressionism / Franz Roh --
Magic Realism, New Objectivity, and the arts during the Weimar Republic / Irene Guenther --
On the marvelous real in America ; The Baroque and the marvelous real / Alejo Carpentier --
Magical realism in Spanish American fiction / Angel Flores --
Magical realism in Spanish American literature / Luis Leal --
The territorialization of the imaginary in Latin America : self-affirmation and resistance to metropolitan paradigms / Amaryll Chanady --
Sources of magic realism, supplements to realism in contemporary Latin American literature / Scott Simpkins --
Scheherazade's children : magical realism and postmodern fiction / Wendy B. Faris --
Magic realism and postmodernism : decentering privileged centers / Theo L. D'haen --
The metamorphoses of fictional space : magical realism / Rawdon Wilson --
The textualization of the reader in magical realist fiction / Jon Thiem --
Psychic realism, mythic realism, grotesque realism : variations on magic realism in contemporary literature in English / Jeanne Delbaere-Garant --
Magical realism, compensatory vision, and felt history : classical realism transformed in The white hotel / John Burt Foster Jr. --
Past-on stories : history and the magically real, Morrison and Allende on call / P. Gabrielle Foreman --
Narrative trickery and performative historiography : fictional representation of national identity in Graham Swift, Peter Carey, and Mordecai Richler / Richard Todd --
Saleem fathered by Oskar : Midnight's children, magic realism, and The tin drum / Patricia Merivale --
Magical archetypes : midlife miracles in The satanic verses / Steven F. Walker --
Derek Walcott and Alejo Carpentier : nature, history, and the Caribbean writer / David Mikics --
Magic realism as postcolonial discourse / Stephen Slemon --
Metoikoi and magical realism in the Maghrebian narratives of Tahar ben Jelloun and Abdelkebir Khatibi / John Erickson --
The magic of identity : magic realism in modern Japanese fiction / Susan J. Napier --
Roads of "exquisite mysterious muck" : the magical journey through the city in William Kennedy's Ironweed, John Cheever's "The enormous radio," and Donald Barthelme's "City life" / Melissa Stewart --
Magical romance/magical realism : ghosts in U.S. and Latin American fiction / Lois Parkinson Zamora.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Lois Parkinson Zamora and Wendy B. Faris.

Table of Contents:

by WTYILL@KUK (WorldCat user on 2007-06-27)

Acknowledgments x Introduction : daiquiri birds and Flaubertian parrot(ie)s / Lois Parkinson Zamora and Wendy B. Faris Parrot(ie)s 1 I. FOUNDATIONS Magic Realism : Post-Expressionism (1925) / Franz Roh 15 Magic Realism, New Objectivity, and the arts during the Weimar Republic / Irene Guenther 33 On the marvelous real in America (1949) / Alejo Carpentier 75 The Baroque and the marvelous real (1975) / Alejo Carpentier 89 Magical realism in Spanish American fiction (1955) / Angel Flores 109 Magical realism in Spanish American literature (1967) / Luis Leal 119 The territorialization of the imaginary in Latin America : self-affirmation and resistance to metropolitan paradigms / Amaryll Chanady 125 Sources of magic realism, supplements to realism in contemporary Latin American literature / Scott Simpkins 145 II. THEORY Scheherazade's children : magical realism and postmodern fiction / Wendy B. Faris 163 Magic realism and postmodernism : decentering privileged centers / Theo L. D'haen 191 The metamorphoses of fictional space : magical realism / Rawdon Wilson 209 The textualization of the reader in magical realist fiction / Jon Thiem 235 Psychic realism, mythic realism, grotesque realism : variations on magic realism in contemporary literature in English / Jeanne Delbaere-Garant 249 III. HISTORY Magical realism, compensatory vision, and felt history : classical realism transformed in "The White Hotel" / John Burt Foster Jr. 267 Past-on stories : history and the magically real, Morrison and Allende on call / P. Gabrielle Foreman 285 Narrative trickery and performative historiography : fictional representation of national identity in Graham Swift, Peter Carey, and Mordecai Richler / Richard Todd 305 Saleem fathered by Oskar : "Midnight's Children", magic realism, and "The Tin Drum" / Patricia Merivale 329 Magical archetypes : midlife miracles in "The Satanic Verses" / Steven F. Walker 347 Derek Walcott and Alejo Carpentier : nature, history, and the Caribbean writer / David Mikics 371 IV. COMMUNITY Magic realism as postcolonial discourse / Stephen Slemon 407 "Metoikoi" and magical realism in the Maghrebian narratives of Tahar ben Jelloun and Abdelkebir Khatibi / John Erickson 427 The magic of identity : magic realism in modern Japanese fiction / Susan J. Napier 451 Roads of "exquisite mysterious muck" : the magical journey through the city in William Kennedy's "Ironweed", John Cheever's "The enormous radio," and Donald Barthelme's "City life" / Melissa Stewart 477 Magical romance/magical realism : ghosts in U.S. and Latin American fiction / Lois Parkinson Zamora 497 Selected Bibliography 551 Contributors 559 Index 563

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A fascinating read for any Hispanist, comparatist, or student of the magically real. [This work] is a useful reference tool...O --Patricia Hart, World Literature Today

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/31739246>
library:oclcnum"31739246"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008112111>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Spanish American fiction--20th century--History and criticism."@en
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:datePublished"1995"
schema:description"Introduction : daiquiri birds and Flaubertian parrot(ie)s / Lois Parkinson Zamora and Wendy B. Faris -- Magic Realism : Post-Expressionism / Franz Roh -- Magic Realism, New Objectivity, and the arts during the Weimar Republic / Irene Guenther -- On the marvelous real in America ; The Baroque and the marvelous real / Alejo Carpentier -- Magical realism in Spanish American fiction / Angel Flores -- Magical realism in Spanish American literature / Luis Leal -- The territorialization of the imaginary in Latin America : self-affirmation and resistance to metropolitan paradigms / Amaryll Chanady -- Sources of magic realism, supplements to realism in contemporary Latin American literature / Scott Simpkins -- Scheherazade's children : magical realism and postmodern fiction / Wendy B. Faris -- Magic realism and postmodernism : decentering privileged centers / Theo L. D'haen -- The metamorphoses of fictional space : magical realism / Rawdon Wilson -- The textualization of the reader in magical realist fiction / Jon Thiem -- Psychic realism, mythic realism, grotesque realism : variations on magic realism in contemporary literature in English / Jeanne Delbaere-Garant -- Magical realism, compensatory vision, and felt history : classical realism transformed in The white hotel / John Burt Foster Jr. -- Past-on stories : history and the magically real, Morrison and Allende on call / P. Gabrielle Foreman -- Narrative trickery and performative historiography : fictional representation of national identity in Graham Swift, Peter Carey, and Mordecai Richler / Richard Todd -- Saleem fathered by Oskar : Midnight's children, magic realism, and The tin drum / Patricia Merivale -- Magical archetypes : midlife miracles in The satanic verses / Steven F. Walker -- Derek Walcott and Alejo Carpentier : nature, history, and the Caribbean writer / David Mikics -- Magic realism as postcolonial discourse / Stephen Slemon -- Metoikoi and magical realism in the Maghrebian narratives of Tahar ben Jelloun and Abdelkebir Khatibi / John Erickson -- The magic of identity : magic realism in modern Japanese fiction / Susan J. Napier -- Roads of "exquisite mysterious muck" : the magical journey through the city in William Kennedy's Ironweed, John Cheever's "The enormous radio," and Donald Barthelme's "City life" / Melissa Stewart -- Magical romance/magical realism : ghosts in U.S. and Latin American fiction / Lois Parkinson Zamora."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/837003870>
schema:genre"Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Magical realism : theory, history, community"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.