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Magic realism in contemporary American women's fiction.

@inproceedings{Snchez2001MagicRI,
  title={Magic realism in contemporary American women's fiction.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Ruth Noriega S{\'a}nchez},
  year={2001}
}
The aim of the study is to illustrate the importance of magic realism in American women's fiction in the late twentieth century. The term magic realism, which has traditionally been associated with Latin American men's writing, has been known by different, and often contradictory, definitions. It may be argued that, properly defined, it can be a valid term to describe a number of characteristics common to a corpus of work, and can be considered as an aesthetic category different from others… 
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