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Moments of Magical Realism in US Ethnic Literatures

  • Editors
  • Lyn Di Iorio Sandín
  • Richard Perez

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction: Tracing Magical Irruptions in US Ethnic Literatures

    1. Lyn Di Iorio Sandín, Richard Perez
      Pages 1-15
  3. Traumatic Inheritances

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Lyn Di Iorio Sandín
      Pages 19-38
    3. Ibis Gómez-Vega
      Pages 65-88
  4. Sensory Irruptions, Magical Sensibilities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Richard Perez
      Pages 91-108
    3. Angela J. Francis
      Pages 109-121
    4. Begoña Simal-González
      Pages 123-152
  5. Prophetic Practices, Mythic Knowledges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Wendy Faris
      Pages 155-174
    3. Allison E. Brown
      Pages 193-210
  6. Antinomies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Shannin Schroeder
      Pages 213-240
    3. Donald J. Reilly
      Pages 241-258
    4. Román de la Campa
      Pages 259-268
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 269-279

About this book

Introduction

A collection of essays that explores magical realism as a momentary interruption of realism in US ethnic literature, showing how these moments of magic realism serve to memorialize, address, and redress traumatic ethnic histories.

Keywords

aesthetics America Amerikanische Literatur fiction novel realism space

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