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magical realism

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A chiefly literary style or genre originating in Latin America that combines fantastic or dreamlike elements with realism.

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  • n. Alternative form of magic realism.

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  • A literary style or genre that combines naturalistic details and narrative with surreal or dreamlike elements. (Wiktionary)

    May 19, 2008