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Volume 1 Issue 8

January 2015

Magical Realism: A Genre Interlocking Two Opposing Worlds
Ms. V. Thilagavathi, 
Assistant Professor, 
Department of English, 
M. Kumarasamy College of Engineering, 
Karur, Tamil Nadu, India

Dr. R. Chandrasekar, 
Associate Professor & Head, 
Department of English, 
SRMV Arts and Science College, 
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Magical realism is a genre of fiction which entwines the magical elements with reality. It has been identified as a viable contemporary literary mode from the mid twentieth century. Many contemporary fiction writers accustom this form in their master piece. This paper aims to explain the crusade of magical realism from German art to Latin American Fiction and to the other parts of the world literature. It also throws light on the growth and the impact of Magical realism in contemporary literature and the future of Magical realism.
Magical Realism; Latin America; Contemporary Literature.
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