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Magical Realist Fiction (1984) [Anthology]
by Isaac Babel Donald Barthelme Elizabeth Bishop María Luisa Bombal Jorge Luis Borges Italo Calvino Alejo Carpentier John Cheever Julio Cortázar William Faulkner Carlos Fuentes Gabriel García Márquez Nikolai Gogol Hugo von Hofmannsthal Henry James Franz Kafka Vjekoslav Kaleb Milan Kundera Tommaso Landolfi D. H. Lawrence Clarice Lispector Aníbal Monteiro Machado Osip Mandelstam Thomas Mann Henri Michaux Vladimir Nabokov Yuri Olesha Octavio Paz Alfonso Reyes Rainer Maria Rilke Bruno Schulz Leo Tolstoy Eudora Welty Virginia Woolf Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Edited by David Young and Keith Hollaman


  • The Nose by Nikolai Gogol
  • The Porcelain Doll by Leo Tolstoy
  • The Wardrobe by Thomas Mann
  • A Tale of the Cavalry by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
  • The Jolly Corner by Henry James
  • "The Death of Chamberlain Brigge" (excerpt from The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge) by Rainer Maria Rilke
  • "The Hand" (excerpt from The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge) by Rainer Marie Rilke
  • Odour of Chrysanthemums by D. H. Lawrence
  • The Blind Man by D. H. Lawrence
  • A Country Doctor by Franz Kafka
  • The Bucket Rider by Franz Kafka
  • The Sin of Jesus by Isaac Babel
  • Lyompa by Yuri Olesha
  • excerpt from The Egyptian Stamp by Osip Emilievich Mandelstam
  • "The Great Frost" (excerpt from Orlando) by Virginia Woolf
  • The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz
  • The Visit to the Museum by Vladimir Nabokov
  • New Islands by María Luisa Bombal
  • excerpt from In the Land of Magic by Henri Michaux
  • The Old People by William Faulkner
  • Moon Lake by Eudora Welty
  • The Piano by Aníbal Monteiro Machado
  • The Aleph by Jorge Luis Borges
  • The South by Jorge Luis Borges
  • My Life with the Wave by Octavio Paz
  • The Enormous Radio by John Cheever
  • The Guest by Vjekoslav Kaleb
  • Gogol's Wife by Tommaso Landolfi
  • Major Aranda's Hand by Alfonso Reyes
  • Axolotl by Julio Cortázar
  • The Night Face Up by Julio Cortázar
  • Journey to the Seed by Alejo Carpentier
  • The Smallest Woman in the World by Clarice Lispector
  • Aura by Carlos Fuentes
  • In the Village by Elizabeth Bishop
  • The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino
  • excerpt from by Italo Calvino
  • A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel García Márquez
  • Blacamán the Good, Vendor of Miracles by Gabriel García Márquez
  • Cloud Maker by Robert Escarpit
  • Views of My Father Weeping by Donald Barthelme
  • "The Angels" (excerpt from The Book of Laughter and Forgetting) by Milan Kundera

Original title: Magical Realist Fiction
Original languages: Various


Genre: FictionFantasyLiterary FantasyMagical Realism
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

The following works are contained within this one:
     Nose, the (1836) [Novelette]
      Author: Nikolai Gogol
     Jolly Corner, the (1908) [Short Story]
      Author: Henry James
     Odour of Chrysanthemums, the (1911) [Short Story]
      Author: D. H. Lawrence
     Visit to the Museum, the (1939) [Short Story]
      Author: Vladimir Nabokov
     Major Aranda's Hand (1955) [Short Story]
      Author: Alfonso Reyes
     Axolotl (1956) [Short Story]
      Author: Julio Cortázar
     Night Face Up, the (1956) [Short Story]
      Author: Julio Cortázar
     Aura (1962) [Short Story]
      Author: Carlos Fuentes
     Very Old Man with Enormous Wings, a (1968) [Short Story]
      Author: Gabriel García Márquez
This work contains excerpts from the following works :
     Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge, the (1910) [Novel]
      Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
     Orlando: A Biography (1928) [Novel]
      Author: Virginia Woolf
     Invisible Cities (1972) [Novel]
      Author: Italo Calvino
     Book of Laughter and Forgetting, the (1978) [Novel]
      Author: Milan Kundera

Edition #1: Magical Realist Fiction

Magical Realist Fiction (1984)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: David Young Keith Hollaman
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Manifested in:

Magical Realist Fiction (June 1984)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Longman
ISBN: 9780582284524
Dimensions: 5.8 x 9.1 x 1.1
Pages: 519

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