Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Magical Realism: Theory, History, Community” as Want to Read:
Magical Realism: Theory, History, Community
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Magical Realism: Theory, History, Community

by
4.05  ·  Rating Details ·  82 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Magical realism is often regarded as a regional trend, restricted to the Latin American writers who popularized it as a literary form. In this critical anthology, the first of its kind, editors Lois Parkinson Zamora and Wendy B. Faris show magical realism to be an international movement with a wide-ranging history and a significant influence among the literatures of the ...more
Paperback, 592 pages
Published November 14th 1995 by Duke University Press Books (first published October 1st 1995)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Magical Realism, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Magical Realism

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Amanda Chapman
Amanda Chapman rated it really liked it
Feb 27, 2015
Rabia
Rabia rated it liked it
Apr 26, 2013
Tim Guy
Tim Guy rated it it was amazing
May 14, 2014
Mil Asensio
Mil Asensio rated it it was amazing
Nov 22, 2014
kirkesque
kirkesque rated it it was amazing
Feb 18, 2014
Abby
Abby rated it liked it
Jan 15, 2014
Lena
Lena rated it liked it
Nov 08, 2011
M. Unher
M. Unher rated it it was amazing
Sep 25, 2015
Lmiddlecarr
Lmiddlecarr rated it liked it
Jul 08, 2012
Patrick
I did not read every essay in here, but this is a solid resource on the subject.
Joy-Aisling
Joy-Aisling rated it really liked it
Feb 22, 2012
Lost King
Lost King rated it it was ok
Jul 30, 2014
Zarla
Zarla rated it really liked it
Sep 21, 2007
Michael
Michael rated it liked it
May 05, 2007
Devyn Price
Devyn Price rated it it was ok
Nov 25, 2016
Rashaan
Rashaan rated it really liked it
Jan 11, 2009
Lynne Richardson
Lynne Richardson rated it liked it
Nov 04, 2007
Crystal
Crystal rated it it was amazing
Dec 26, 2014
Mary
Mary rated it really liked it
Jun 19, 2015
Matthew
Matthew rated it really liked it
Aug 20, 2013
Cyndi
Cyndi rated it it was amazing
Dec 25, 2014
Dawn
Dawn rated it really liked it
Mar 20, 2011
Nicole Rochat
Nicole Rochat rated it it was amazing
Dec 16, 2015
Lan Havok
Lan Havok rated it it was amazing
Jun 05, 2014
Blackmonk001
Blackmonk001 rated it really liked it
Nov 23, 2010
Edward
Edward rated it liked it
May 19, 2008
Killian
Killian rated it it was amazing
Mar 30, 2012
Asia
Asia rated it liked it
Feb 02, 2015
Erin
Erin rated it really liked it
Jul 29, 2010
Mark
Mark rated it really liked it
Mar 15, 2013
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Literary Theory: An Anthology
  • A Poetics of Postmodernism
  • Rhetorics of Fantasy
  • Postmodernist Fiction
  • The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre
  • Five Faces of Modernity: Modernism, Avant-garde, Decadence, Kitsch, Postmodernism
  • The Limits of Interpretation
  • The Post-Colonial Critic: Interviews, Strategies, Dialogues
  • Ecocriticism
  • Postmodern American Fiction: A Norton Anthology
  • Postmodern Theory
  • Metafiction: The Theory and Practice of Self-Conscious Fiction
  • The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing
  • Love and Death in the American Novel
  • Lautreamont and Sade
  • Speech Genres and Other Late Essays
  • Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature
  • Magical Urbanism: Latinos Reinvent the US City

Share This Book