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Magical realism

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magic realism (Literature),
  • Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Spanish American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [551]-558) and index.

    Statementedited with an introduction, by Lois Parkinson Zamora and Wendy B. Faris.
    ContributionsZamora, Lois Parkinson., Faris, Wendy B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.M24 M34 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 581 p. :
    Number of Pages581
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1120721M
    ISBN 100822316110, 0822316404
    LC Control Number94047223

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