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Magical Realism: a Problem of Definition
In 1925 Franz Roh coined the term ‘magical realism’ in reference to a new artistic tendency he saw appearing in European painting. It is unlikely he could have realized how far his notion wouldExpand
An evolutionary definition of magical realism
This thesis, titled ‘An Evolutionary Definition of Magical Realism’, studies the changing meaning attached to the term in the secondary literature and, more importantly, contextualizes the criticismExpand
Urban Pessimism and the Optimism between the Lines: Literary Latin American Cities and Roberto Bolaño's 2666
ndependence is often considered a shared commonality for the countries of Latin America. However, it sometimes seems that the historical events which led to moving beyond European colonialism and theExpand