magical realism


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magical realism

n.
A chiefly literary style or genre originating in Latin America that combines fantastic or dreamlike elements with realism.
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Many writers termed it a branch of Magical Realism school of thought.
In this moment of vivid magical realism, Miguel Bonnefoy sets the stakes for his novel -- sunken treasure in the islands and the lengths people will go to find and keep it.
For the Harry Potter and other high fantasy magical realism fans this is a great title.
All of the various stories ebb and flow among various styles, including magical realism, social realism, and speculative fiction.
He also wrote in the style of magical realism, such as the novel [yen]|El Harafeesh,[yen]AaAaAeAo a in 1952 he published his most famous and critical work, [yen]|Awlaad Haretna.
Treading the line between the real and the imagined, Nazli Eray's grasp of magical realism paints her country in a way that brings readers face to face with the reality of their own mortality.
While reminiscent of Isabel Allende's The House of the Spirits, a classic of magical realism, there are elements of storytelling here that feel unique to Stiefvater: unusual metaphors, sharp prose, unexpected humor and a deft ability to mesh the eerie and fanciful into one seamless description.
com)-- Souliris productions, an independent ballet production company, is delighted to announce the premier of a magical realism ballet - 'Christmas X 3' - to be performed on 9 December 2017, in the Salles des Nations of the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues, Geneva, Switzerland.
Part magical realism, part coming-of-age and part mystery, this is a consistently inventive and constantly surprising story which ultimately revolves around a simple but powerful message: beauty is never just skin deep.
While directing Breadcrumbs [which has] fairy tale influence, I wanted to explore a novel with magical realism that felt like an adult fairy tale.
He commended the film's 'unorthodox structure and detours into magical realism,' adding that Jover had crafted a 'powerful essay on social inequity and child endangerment.
He was widely seen as the master of magical realism.