By Brenda Cooper

ISBN-10: 0415182395

ISBN-13: 9780415182393

ISBN-10: 0415340616

ISBN-13: 9780415340618

This examine contextualizes magical realism inside present debates and theories of postcoloniality and examines the fiction of 3 of its West African pioneers: Syl Cheney-Coker of Sierra Leone, Ben Okri of Nigeria and Kojo Laing of Ghana. Brenda Cooper explores the specified components of the style in a West African context, and in relation to:
* more than a few international expressions of magical realism, from the paintings of Gabriel Garcia Marquez to that of Salman Rushdie
* wider modern traits in African writing, with specific recognition to how the realism of authors corresponding to Chinua Achebe and Wole Soyinka has been attached with nationalist agendas.
it is a interesting and critical paintings for all these engaged on African literature, magical realism, or postcoloniality.

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