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Author Cooper, Brenda.

Title Magical realism in West African fiction : seeing with a third eye / Brenda Cooper.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.

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 Moore Stacks  PR9344 .C66 1998    Available  ---
Description viii, 250 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Routledge research in postcolonial literatures ; 1
Routledge research in postcolonial literatures ; 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-246) and index.
Contents Seeing with a third eye -- 'Sacred names into profane spaces' : magical realism -- An endless forest of terrible creatures : magical realism in West Africa -- 'Out of the centre of my forehead, an eye opened' : Ben Okri's The famished road -- 'The plantation blood in his veins' : Syl Cheney-Coker and The last harmattan of Alusine Dunbar -- Intermediate magic and the fiction of B. Kojo Laing -- 'Old Gods, new worlds' : some conclusions.
Subject West African fiction (English) -- History and criticism.
West African fiction (English)
Cheney-Coker, Syl, 1945- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Cheney-Coker, Syl, 1945-
Criticism and interpretation.
Laing, B. Kojo -- Criticism and interpretation.
Laing, B. Kojo.
Okri, Ben -- Criticism and interpretation.
Okri, Ben.
Africa, West -- In literature.
West Africa.
Genre/Form Magic realism (Literature)
Subject Cheney-Coker, Syl -- Criticism and interpretation.
Laing, B. Kojo, 1946- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Okri, Ben -- Criticism and interpretation.
ISBN 0415182395 alkaline paper