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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There are elements of magical realism, a strong supporting cast, excellent locations and gorgeous costumes.
It is the first step towards magical realism. It has some elements of that, but it is not at the level of magical realism which is no criticism because the writer will evolve and it took him nine years to write this book.
With a focus on the rebirth of his country, Couto writes from the perspectives of various characters and frames the stories through the lens of magical realism.
SUSPENSE | YUKON | DOGS | DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILIES | MAGICAL REALISM | ADVENTURE | SURVIVAL
'The Burial Of Kojo' meshes magical realism and familial angst and still finds space to demonstrate some socio-political awareness.
A novelist in the Latin American tradition of magic, or 'magical realism.'
Their meeting begins a surreal journey where magical realism meets real-life media broadcast.
As a practitioner, what has surprised me are the reams written on realism and the documentary while there is an intriguing silence on magical realism and the documentary.
Blending historical fiction, action, suspense, and magical realism, the story is intricate and rich.
Fiction | Grief | Loss | Suicide | Hope | Magical Realism | Mental Health | Courage | Bullying
An LGBTQ magical realism novel with a tender romance, beautiful writing, and unforgettable characters.
With magical realism reminiscent of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author Matilda Woods has crafted a tender tale about the power of kindness in light of tragedy, accompanied by magical illustrations from Anuska Allepuz.