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Mimesis, genres, and post-colonial discourse

deconstructing magic realism

by Jean-Pierre Durix

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Magic realism (Literature),
    • Mimesis in literature.,
    • Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Postcolonialism in literature.,
    • Developing countries -- Literatures -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-200) and index.

      StatementJean-Pierre Durix.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN56.M24 D87 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 206 p. ;
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL344685M
      ISBN 100312215851, 0333732243
      LC Control Number98003656

      As Jean- Pierre Durix points out in his book Mimesis, Genres, and Post-Colonial Discourse, the term Magic Realism "came into common usage in the late s, a time when intellectuals and literary critics were often involved in Third-Worldism, civil rights, and anti-imperialism.". He is also the author of Discourse on Colonialism, a book of essays which has become a classic text of French political literature and helped establish the His books of poetry include Lost Body, with illustrations by Pablo Picasso, Aimé Césaire: The Collected Poetry, and Return to My Native Land/5().

        Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory book. A Reader. Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory. DOI link for Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory. Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory book. A Reader. By Patrick Williams, Laura Chrisman. Edition 1st Edition. First Published About the Author: Bharat Gupt, as Associate Professor in English at the College of Vocational Studies, University of Delhi, is a classicist, theatre theorist, musicologist, cultur.

      the methodology of genre criticism Genre is a loan word from the French that means “kind” or “type.” The term is widely used with reference to human discourse; to inquire about the genre of verbal discourse, whether of a spoken utterance or written text, is to ask about the sort of discourse that it is. Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature (German: Mimesis: Dargestellte Wirklichkeit in der abendländischen Literatur) is a book of literary criticism by Erich Auerbach, and his most well known n while Auerbach was teaching in Istanbul, Turkey, where he fled after being ousted from his professorship in Romance Philology at the University of Marburg by the Nazis.


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Through a broad-ranging survey of the allegory, utopia, the historical novel and the epic in post-colonial literature, Jean-Pierre Durix proposes a critical reassessment of the theory of genres. He argues that, in the New Literatures which are often rooted in hybrid aesthetics, the often decried mimesis must be viewed from a completely.

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Download books for free. Find books. Get this from a library. Mimesis, genres, and post-colonial discourse: deconstructing magic realism. [Jean-Pierre Durix]. Reality, Realism and Mimesis. A Brief Historical Reminder of the Relationship between Art and Mimesis.

Art and a New 'Repossessed' Post-Colonial Reality --III. From Fantasy to Magic Realism. The Fantastic and 'Magic Realism'. Definitions of the Fantastic. A Problematic Term in the New Literatures. Responsibility: Jean-Pierre Durix. Major Themes and Genres PART II: REALITY, REALISM AND MIMESIS A Brief Historical Reminder of the Relationship Between Art and Mimesis Art and a New 'Repossessed' Post-Colonial Reality PART III: FROM FANTASY TO MAGIC REALISM The Fantastic and 'Magic Realism' Definitions of the Fantastic Magic Realism: The Building of a Literary Genre Some.

Mimesis, Genres and Post-Colonial Discourse Deconstructing Magic Realism. Authors: Durix, J. Free Preview. Cite this chapter as: Durix JP. () Reality, Realism and Mimesis. In: Mimesis, Genres and Post-Colonial Discourse.

Palgrave Macmillan, London. Postcolonial discourse is fast becoming an area of rich academic debate. At the heart of coloniality and postcoloniality is the contested authority of empire and its impact upon previously colonized peoples and their indigenous book examines various theories of colonization and decolonization, and how the ideas of a British empire create networks of discourses in contemporary 5/5(1).

Cite this chapter as: Durix JP. () From Fantasy to Magic Realism. In: Mimesis, Genres and Post-Colonial Discourse. Palgrave Macmillan, London. "Postcolonial literature is a body of literary writings that reacts to the discourse of colonization. Post-colonial literature often involves writings that deal with issues of de-colonization or the political and cultural independence of people formerly subjugated to colonial rule.

The term mimesis is derived from the Greek mimesis, meaning to imitate. The OED defines mimesis as "a figure of speech, whereby the words or actions of another are imitated" and "the deliberate imitation of the behavior of one group of people by another as a factor in social change" [2].

Cite this chapter as: Durix JP. () Towards Hybrid Aesthetics. In: Mimesis, Genres and Post-Colonial Discourse. Palgrave Macmillan, London. Classical definitions Plato. Both Plato and Aristotle saw in mimesis the representation of nature, including human nature, as reflected in the dramas of the wrote about mimesis in both Ion and The Republic (Books II, III, and X).

In Ion, he states that poetry is the art of divine madness, or e the poet is subject to this divine madness, instead of possessing "art. Mimesis, Genres, and Post-Colonial Discourse Deconstructing Magic Realism. Jean-Pierre Durix - Arte E Representação da Realidade No Romance Português Contempor'neo.

The term mimesis is derived from the Greek mimesis, Genres and Post-Colonial Discourse: Deconstructing Magic Realism. (New York: Macmillian, ) [10] Kelly Scandanavian University Books, Spariosu, Mihai, ed.

Mimesis in Contemporary Theory. Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, On the one hand fashionable ideas lead some commentators to argue that, in this infinitely innovative world, genres have become irrelevant because traditional rules have been subverted. The ineffable text (sacralized in italics) is all that counts.

Robinson Crusoe and Friday by Carl Offterdinge/public domain. Daniel Defoe’s novel, Robinson Crusoe, is a rich text for understanding the mechanisms of European colonialism and the relation between the colonizer and the colonized (represented by Crusoe and Friday).Defoe represents Crusoe as being the ultimate incarnation of an Englishman: industrious, self-determining, and ready to.

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Equally suitable for undergraduates and specialists in the humanities, this collection provides an in-depth introduction to debates within post-colonial theory and criticism. The readings are drawn from a diverse selection of Third World and Western thinkers, both historical and contemporary.

"Post-colonialism" is taken by the editors to include Third World and diasporic experience; like. Post-Colonial Discourse in South Asia.

Cairo, Egypt: American U in Cairo P, Book of the Fourth World: Reading the Native Americas Through Their Literature. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, Mimesis, Genres, and Post-Colonial Discourse: Deconstructing Magic Realism. New York: St. Martin's P, Well, counter-discourse is—you guessed it—the collection of narratives, statements, opinions that postcolonial writers generate in opposition to colonial discourse.

In the counter-discourse of postcolonial writers, we'll find beliefs such as "white people are the best," "Africans are lazy," and "Asians are stupid," contradicted again and again.Diegesis (/ ˌ d aɪ ə ˈ dʒ iː s ɪ s /; from the Greek διήγησις from διηγεῖσθαι, "to narrate") is a style of fiction storytelling that presents an interior view of a world in which.

Details about the world itself and the experiences of its characters are revealed explicitly through narrative. The story is told or recounted, as opposed to shown or enacted.