Magic Realism | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Stephen Hart

This literature criticism consists of approximately 21 pages of analysis & critique of Magic Realism.
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Critical Essay by Stephen Hart

SOURCE: “Magical Realism in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Cien Anos de Soledad,” in INTI, Nos. 16 & 17, Fall 1982 & Spring 1983, pp. 37-52.

In the following essay, Hart examines Gabriel García Márquez's novel Cien años de soledad in an attempt to simplify and reinterpret the idea of magic realism.

Ce qu'il y a d'admirable dans le fantastique, c'est qu'il n'y a plus de fantastique: il n'y a que le réel.

—André Breton1

It was in an article by Ángel Flores published in 1955 that the term magical realism—originally used by a German critic to characterise a type of Expressionist art—was first employed as a yard-stick to...

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