A Challenging of Boundaries: The Use of Magical Realist Techniques in Three Iraqi Novels of Exile
2012 (English)In: Borders and Beyond: Crossings and Transitions in Modern Arabic Literature. / [ed] Eksell, Kerstin/ Guth, Stephan, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012, 1, 63-82 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
The article discusses three novels written by three Iraqi writers living in exile in Europe. It investigates how magic realism is used in these novels in order to challenge boundaries between different realms in life and thus also as a strategy to combat the exile's feeling of alienation.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012, 1. 63-82 p.
modern Arabic literature, Magical realism, literature of exile
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-70919ISBN: 978-3-447-06645-7OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-70919DiVA: diva2:483057