Prospects of studying magical realism in Nigerian literature

  • Wadinga Wandama

Abstract

This paper exposes some of the reasons why magical realism is an interesting topic in literary studies today. It is a brief review of some notable magic realist writers and their popular works. It draws attention to the possibility of studying magical realism in Nigerian literature using the novels of some Nigerian authors who have met the criteria that literary theorists have proposed for the study of this mode. This paper also reviews some of the important features of magical realism in world literature today.
Published
2016-07-19
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 2227-5452
print ISSN: 2225-8590