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Magic Realism as the phrase suggests is not just about mere magic or dreamlike suggestions, content, or fine arts. It delves beyond the arena of fantasy. It observes and describes the banality of human existence via magical lenses. It has been portrayed time and again in literature and paintings and several contemporary writers such as Ben Okri, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Haruki Murakami, and Salman Rushdie write along the lines of magic realism. The beauty of it lies in fi...
Post by: Kabita Sonowal
Magic realism has certainly contributed to some of the best works in literature. This post features some of the best works from this literary genre. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is regarded as one of the hallmarks from this literary genre. What is so special about this book is the plot that traces seven generations of the Buendia family while describing the history of Colombia from its formation to its current day. Shalimar the Clown b...
Post by: Kabita Sonowal


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