Magic Realism | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Moylan C. Mills

This literature criticism consists of approximately 19 pages of analysis & critique of Magic Realism.
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Critical Essay by Moylan C. Mills

SOURCE: “Magic Realism and Garcia Marquez's Erendira,” in Literature Film Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 2, 1989, pp. 113-22.

In the following essay, Mills examines magic realism in Gabriel García Márquez's novella Eréndira and his screenplay for the film.

“Magic realism” is a term that has developed a certain voguish contemporary usage to describe such diverse artistic achievements as the novels and stories of John Cheever, the theatrical spectacles of Martha Clarke, and the recent Robert Redford film The Milagro Beanfield War.

“Magic realism,” however, has been used most often in recent years as a critical term that describes a certain approach to subject matter and style found in the fiction of a number of Latin American novelists, notably in the...

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