Magic Realism | Critical Essay by Wayne Ude

This literature criticism consists of approximately 22 pages of analysis & critique of Magic Realism.
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Critical Essay by Wayne Ude

SOURCE: “Forging an American Style: The Romance-Novel and Magical Realism as Response to the Frontier and Wilderness Experiences,” in The Frontier Experience and the American Dream: Essays on American Literature, edited by David Morgan, Mark Busby, and Paul Bryant, Texas A & M University Press, 1989, pp. 51-64.

In the following essay, Ude examines magic realism in the works of early American writers.

A nation's literature cannot be studied only through the examination of content; a history of literature is also a history of technique. That is especially true of the United States, where our literary history has been bound up, perhaps more than in most cultures, with a search for both the techniques and the conceptual framework which might be capable of containing and presenting the full range of realities within which Americans have lived. Understandably...

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