Recent Examples of magic realism from the Web
My influences come from a stew of sources: Freud, Jungian archetypes, magic realism, surrealism, Paula Rego, Shirin Neshat, Kiki Smith, Marisol Escobar, Thomas Hirschhorn, Joseph Beuys, and many others.
Based on historical events (with layers of magic realism, Achebe-style allegory, and folklore ladled on top), Couto’s ninth novel is the first in a trilogy.
From there, the tale takes flight in a way that comes close to magic realism, with the characters and events falling into a gothic swoon.
Salman Rushdie’s 13th novel is a dramatic trans-Atlantic tale that marks his swerve from magic realism to realism.
Pulley adroitly departs from the historical record to make the Peruvian story her own, turning it into a work of magic realism.
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