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Critical Essay by Joseph J. Benevento

SOURCE: “An Introduction to the Realities of Fiction: Teaching Magic Realism in Three Stories by Borges, Fuentes, and Marquez,” in Kansas Quarterly, Vol. 16, No. 3, Summer, 1984, pp. 125-31.

In the following essay, Benevento suggests strategies for teaching about magic realism in the works of three preeminent Latin-American writers.

As David Young and Keith Hollaman note in their introduction to the anthology Magical Realist Fiction, “The term ‘magical realism’ as applied to fiction has begun to have a certain currency since the recent award of the Nobel Prize for Literature to Gabriel García Márquez.”1 Certainly García Márquez's novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude, is, as David W. Foster argues, an elaboration of the basic premises of magic realism.2 However, Garc...

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