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Author Hegerfeldt, Anne C.

Title Lies that tell the truth : magic realism seen through contemporary fiction from Britain / Anne C. Hegerfeldt.

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  823.91409 H361l 2005    ---  Available
Description 383 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Costerus ; new ser., v. 155
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-373) and index.
Contents The critical debate : an overview -- A working definition -- Magic "mongrel realism : the adaptation of other genres and modes -- Through an other's eyes : magic realist focalizers -- Mythos meets logos : paradigms of knowledge in magic realist fiction -- Making the real fantastic and the fantastic real : strategies of destabilization -- Making the immaterial matter : techniques of literalization -- Mimicking the mind : magic realism as an inquiry into human thought -- "The only real ism of these back-to-front and jabberwocky days" : mimicking a fantastic reality.
Subject Magic realism (Literature)
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Magic in literature.
Realism in literature.
ISBN 9042019743 (pbk.)
Standard No. OHX har055002188
NLGGC 271406275

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