Magic Realism as a Critical Response to the Anthropocene

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    This chapter looks at the magic realist literature by Han and non-Han writers, including Han Shaogong, Mo Yan, and Tashi Dawa, to understand how China’s anthropogenic modernization, propagated as a national cause, has been contested by fantasy narratives, marvellous articulations and surreal elements in their fictions.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationChinese Shock of the Anthropocene
    Subtitle of host publicationImage, Music and Text in the Age of Climate Change
    EditorsKwai-Cheung Lo, Jessica Yeung
    Place of PublicationSingapore
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
    Number of pages21
    ISBN (Electronic)9789811366857
    ISBN (Print)9789811366840, 9789811366871
    Publication statusPublished - 8 May 2019


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