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A companion to magical realism, edited by Stephen M. Hart and Wen-chin Ouyang

Label
A companion to magical realism
Title
A companion to magical realism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephen M. Hart and Wen-chin Ouyang
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A refreshing new interdisciplinary slant on magical realism as an international literary phenomenon emerging from the trauma of colonial dispossession"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ7082.N7
LC item number
C625 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hart, Stephen M
  • Ouyang, Wen-chin
Series statement
Colección Támesis.
Series volume
220
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spanish American fiction
  • Fiction
  • Magic realism (Literature)
  • Magisch realisme
  • Spaans
  • Letterkunde
  • 7
Label
A companion to magical realism, edited by Stephen M. Hart and Wen-chin Ouyang
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-289) and index
Contents
  • Introduction: Globalization of magical realism: new politics of aesthetics -- Magical realism: style and substance / Stephen M. Hart -- Magical realism and beyond: ideology of fantasy / Wen-Chin Ouyang -- Familiar grounds, novel trajectories: the fantastic, the real and magical realism / Stephen Hart and Wen-Chin Ouyang -- pt. 1. Genealogies, myths, archives -- Introduction / Stephen M. Hart -- Swords and silver rings: magical objects in the work of Jorge Luis Borges and Gabriel García Márquez / Lois Parkinson Zamora -- The presence of myth in Borges, Carpentier, Asturias, Rulfo, and García Márquez / Donald L. Shaw -- The earth as archive in Bombal, Parra, Asturias, and Rulfo / Julia King and Stephen M. Hart -- Alejo Carpentier's re-invention of América Latina as real and marvellous / Jason Wilson -- The golden age myth in Gabriel García Márquez's One hundred years of solitude and Ovid's Metamorphoses / Lorna Robinson -- Lessons from the Golden age in Gabriel García Márquez's Living to tell the tale / Efraín Kristal
  • pt. 2. History, nightmare, fantasy -- Introduction / Stephen M. Hart -- History and the fantastic in José Saramago's fiction / David Henn -- Magical-realist elements in José Eustasio Rivera's The vortex / Humberto Núñez-Faraco -- Beyond magical realism in The red of his shadow by Mayra Montero / Alejandra Rengifo -- Cops, robbers, and anarcho-terrorists: crime and magical realism's Jewish question / Michael Berkowitz -- Flights of fancy: Angela Carter's transgressive narratives / Sarah Sceats -- pt. 3. The politics of magic -- Introduction / 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 (Abramovitz) 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 mamá grade by Gabriel García Márquez / Robin Fiddian
  • pt. 4. Empire, nation, magic -- Introduction / Wen-Chin Ouyang -- Magical nationalism, lyric poetry, and the marvellous: W.B. Yeats and Seamus Heaney / Jonathan Allison -- Empire and magic in a Tuareg novel: Ibrāhīm al-Kawnī's al-Khusūf (The lunar eclipse) / Stefan Sperl -- Magical realism and nomadic writing in the Maghreb / John D. 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 Khoury / Wen-Chin Ouyang -- Guide to further reading / Stephen M. Hart and Kenneth Reeds
Control code
58042999
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 293 p.
Isbn
9781855661202
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005005295
Label
A companion to magical realism, edited by Stephen M. Hart and Wen-chin Ouyang
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-289) and index
Contents
  • Introduction: Globalization of magical realism: new politics of aesthetics -- Magical realism: style and substance / Stephen M. Hart -- Magical realism and beyond: ideology of fantasy / Wen-Chin Ouyang -- Familiar grounds, novel trajectories: the fantastic, the real and magical realism / Stephen Hart and Wen-Chin Ouyang -- pt. 1. Genealogies, myths, archives -- Introduction / Stephen M. Hart -- Swords and silver rings: magical objects in the work of Jorge Luis Borges and Gabriel García Márquez / Lois Parkinson Zamora -- The presence of myth in Borges, Carpentier, Asturias, Rulfo, and García Márquez / Donald L. Shaw -- The earth as archive in Bombal, Parra, Asturias, and Rulfo / Julia King and Stephen M. Hart -- Alejo Carpentier's re-invention of América Latina as real and marvellous / Jason Wilson -- The golden age myth in Gabriel García Márquez's One hundred years of solitude and Ovid's Metamorphoses / Lorna Robinson -- Lessons from the Golden age in Gabriel García Márquez's Living to tell the tale / Efraín Kristal
  • pt. 2. History, nightmare, fantasy -- Introduction / Stephen M. Hart -- History and the fantastic in José Saramago's fiction / David Henn -- Magical-realist elements in José Eustasio Rivera's The vortex / Humberto Núñez-Faraco -- Beyond magical realism in The red of his shadow by Mayra Montero / Alejandra Rengifo -- Cops, robbers, and anarcho-terrorists: crime and magical realism's Jewish question / Michael Berkowitz -- Flights of fancy: Angela Carter's transgressive narratives / Sarah Sceats -- pt. 3. The politics of magic -- Introduction / 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 (Abramovitz) 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 mamá grade by Gabriel García Márquez / Robin Fiddian
  • pt. 4. Empire, nation, magic -- Introduction / Wen-Chin Ouyang -- Magical nationalism, lyric poetry, and the marvellous: W.B. Yeats and Seamus Heaney / Jonathan Allison -- Empire and magic in a Tuareg novel: Ibrāhīm al-Kawnī's al-Khusūf (The lunar eclipse) / Stefan Sperl -- Magical realism and nomadic writing in the Maghreb / John D. 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 Khoury / Wen-Chin Ouyang -- Guide to further reading / Stephen M. Hart and Kenneth Reeds
Control code
58042999
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 293 p.
Isbn
9781855661202
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005005295

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