Magical Realism in West African Fiction
Seeing with a Third Eye
By Brenda Cooper
(Routledge, Paperback, 9780415340618, 250pp.)
Publication Date: May 2004
Enter your zip code below to find indies closest to you.
* a range of global expressions of magical realism, from the work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez to that of Salman Rushdie
* wider contemporary trends in African writing, with particular attention to how the realism of authors such as Chinua Achebe and Wole Soyinka has been connected with nationalist agendas.
This is a fascinating and important work for all those working on African literature, magical realism, or postcoloniality.