Margin: Exploring Modern Magical 

Realism

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FOR LOVERS OF MAGICAL REALISM
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CONTRIBUTORS TO Margin have assisted in compiling the following list of stories and books which they think best represent the style of magical realism. We offer this list here as recommended reading, but welcome additional suggestions from our readers.

We recognize that not everyone will agree with the entries in this list, but in the name of exploration, we have made it a policy to keep this list of titles and references intact unless our own research uncovers discrepancies. We are interested, however, in your thoughts and seek a dialog. If you would like to make a point of contention regarding a list entry, or if you would like to make other comments regarding these entries, please do so in our Reader Feedback section.

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F I C T I O N

  • Abe, Kobo. The Face of Another; Kangaroo Notebook; The Woman in the Dunes; "The Stick."
  • Acker, Kathy. Don Quixote: Which Was A Dream.
  • Adisa, Opal Palmer. "Widow's Walk."
  • Agon, S.Y.
  • Agosin, Marjorie, editor. Secret Weavers.
  • Aguilera-Malta, Demetrio. Seven Serpents and Seven Moons.
  • Alai. The Red Poppies.
  • Alcalá, Kathleen. The Flower in the Skull; Mrs. Vargas and the Dead Naturalist; Spirits of the Ordinary; Treasures in Heaven.
  • Alexie, Sherman. Reservation Blues.
  • Ali, Tariq and Howard Brenton. Iranian Nights.
  • Allen, Paula Gunn. The Woman Who Owned The Shadows.
  • Allende, Isabel. City of the Beasts; Eva Luna; The House of the Spirits; Love and Shadows; The Stories of Eva Luna.
  • Amadi, Elechi. The Concubine.
  • Amado, Jorge. Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands; Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon; Tent of Miracles; The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell; The War of the Saints.
  • Anaya, Rudolfo. Bless Me, Ultima; Maya's Children; Rio Grande Fall; Roadrunner's Dance; Shaman Winter.
  • Anthony, Patricia. Flanders.
  • Antoni, Robert. Divina Trace.
  • Arenas, Reinaldo. The Doorman; Hallucinations (or, The Ill-Fated Peregrinations of Fray Servando); Mona and Other Stories; Singing from the Well.
  • Arias, Ron. The Road to Tamazunchale.
  • Arreola, Juan Jose. "The Switchman."
  • de Assis, Machado. The Psychiatrist.
  • Asturias, Miguel Angel. Men of Maize; The Mirror of Lida Sal; Mulata; The President.
  • Atxaga, Bernardo. Obabakoak.
  • Aylett, Steve. Slaughtermatic.
  • Ayme, Marcel. "Le Passe-muraille."

  • Babel, Isaac. "The Sin of Jesus."
  • Ballard, J.G. "The Cloud Sculptors of Coral D."
  • Banks, Russell. Rule of the Bone.
  • Barber, Phillis. Parting the Veil.
  • Barker, Nicola. "Wide Open."
  • Barnes, Julian. Flaubert's Parrot.
  • Barth, John. Giles Goatboy.
  • Barthelme, Donald. City Life; Dead Father; Paradise; Snow White; "Game"; "The School"; "Views of My Father Weeping."
  • Beasley, Conger. The Magic Deer.
  • Belli, Gioconda. The Inhabited Woman.
  • Bellis, Peter Damian. One Last Dance With Lawrence Welk and Other Stories.
  • Bellow, Saul. Henderson The Rain King.
  • Bender, Aimee. The Girl In The Flammable Skirt; An Invisible Sign of My Own.
  • Ben-Jelloun, Tahar. The Sacred Night; The Sand Child.
  • Bioy-Casares, Adolfo. The Invention of Morel.
  • Birdsell, Sandra. "The Missing Child."
  • Bishop, Elizabeth. "In the Village."
  • Blanco, Evangeline. Caribe.
  • Blaylock, James. The Paper Grail.
  • Bombal, María Luisa. House of Mist and the Shrouded Woman; New Islands and Other Stories.
  • Bontempelli, Mossimo. Separations.
  • Borges, Jorge Luis. "The Babylon Lottery"; The Book of Sand; "The Circular Ruins"; Dreamtigers; El Aleph; Ficciones; "Garden of the Forking Paths"; Labyrinths; "The South."
  • Bosch, Juan. The Beautiful Soul of Don Damian.
  • Brautigan, Richard. In Watermelon Sugar; Trout Fishing in America.
  • Brookner, Anita. A Closed Eye.
  • Brown, Rebecca. Annie Oakley's Girl; The Dogs; The Haunted House; The Terrible Girls.
  • Bryant, Dorothy. The Kin of Ata Are Waiting For You.
  • Bulgakov, Mikhail. Heart of a Dog; The Master and Margarita.
  • Burroughs, William S. The Western Lands; The Wild Boys.
  • Byatt, A.S. The Conjugal Angel; Possession.

  • Cain, Geoffrey. The Wards of St. Dymphna.
  • Caldwell, Taylor. Dear and Glorious Physician; The Listener.
  • Calvino, Italo. The Baron in the Trees; "The Distance of the Moon"; If on a Winter's Night a Traveller; Invisible Cities; The Nonexistent Knight and the Cloven Viscount; The Water and Other Stories.
  • Capek, Karel. Crossroads.
  • Card, Orson Scott. Enchantment.
  • Carey, Peter. Bliss; Illywhacker; Oscar and Lucinda; The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith.
  • Carpentier, Alejo. "Journey to the Seed"; The Invention of Morel; The Kingdom of This World.
  • Carroll, Jonathan. The Wooden Sea.
  • Carter, Angela. Black Venus; Bloody Chamber; The Magic Toyshop; Nights at the Circus; Wise Children.
  • Castañeda, Carlos. The Second Ring of Power; The Teachings of Don Juan.
  • Castillo, Ana. So Far From God.
  • Cela, Camilo José. The Family of Pascal Duarte; The Hive.
  • Celine, Louis-Ferdinand. Death on the Installment Plan.
  • Cerda, Martha. Señora Rodriguez.
  • de Cervantes, Miguel. Don Quixote.
  • Chamoiseau, Patrick. Solibo Magnificent; Texaco.
  • Chandra, Vikram. Red Earth and Pouring Rain.
  • Cheever, John. The Enormous Radio; On What A Paradise It Seems.
  • Cheney-Coker, Syl. "The Last Harmattan of Alusine Dunbar."
  • Cisneros, Sandra. The House on Mango Street.
  • Cliff, Michelle. Abeng.
  • Coelho, Paulo. The Alchemist.
  • Colchie, Thomas, ed. Hammock Beneath the Mangoes.
  • Collignon, Rick. A Santo In The Image of Cristobal Garcia.
  • Coloane, Francisco. Cape Horn and Other Stories from the End of the World.
  • Colombo, Judith Woolcock. The Fablesinger.
  • Condé, Maryse. I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem.
  • Conrad, Joseph. Heart of Darkness.
  • Corso, Paola. Giovanna's 86 Circles.
  • Cortázar, Julio. Around the Day in Eighty Worlds; "Axolotl"; Blow Up: And Other Stories; The Examination; Hopscotch; "The Night Face Up"; 62: The Model Kit.
  • da Costa, Paulo. Scent of a Lie.
  • Couto, Mia. Under the Frangipani; Voices Made Night.
  • Crowley, John. Aegypt; Daemonomanica; Engine Summer; Little, Big; Love and Sleep.

  • Dabydeen, Cyril. Dark Swirl.
  • Daisne, Johan. Man With Shaved Head.
  • Danielewski, Mark Z. House of Leaves.
  • Danticat, Edwidge. Krik? Krak!
  • Darrieussecq, Marie.Pig Tales.
  • Dawa, Tashi. Invitation of a Century.
  • Dermout, Maria. The Ten Thousand Things.
  • Desnos, Robert. Liberty or Love!
  • Dexter, Kathleen. Fifth Life of the Catwoman.
  • Divakaruni, Chitra. The Mistress of Spices.
  • Donoso, José. A House in the Country; The Obscene Bird of Night.
  • Douglas, Marcia. Madam Fate.
  • Dunn, Katherine. Geek Love.

  • Ellison, Harlan. Slippage.
  • Emshwiller, Carol. The Start of the End of it All.
  • Erdrich, Louise. The Beet Queen; Grandmother's Pigeon; Tracks.
  • Escalante, Beatriz. Magdalena: A Fable of Immortality.
  • Escandon, Maria Amparo. Esperanza's Box of Saints.
  • Escarpit, Robert. "Cloud Maker."
  • Esquivel, Laura. The Law of Love; Like Water For Chocolate; Swift as Desire.
  • Evenson, Brian. Dark Property; The Din of Celestial Birds.

  • Falconer, Delia. The Service of Clouds.
  • Farah, Nuruddin. Secrets.
  • Faulkner, William. As I Lay Dying; Go Down, Moses; "The Old People."
  • Figes, Eva. The Seven Ages.
  • Findley, Timothy. Famous Last Words; The Headhunter; Not Wanted On The Voyage.
  • Firan, Carmen. In the Most Beautiful Life.
  • Flanagan, Richard. "Gould's Book of Fish"
  • Flaubert, Gustave. "The Legend of St. Julian."
  • Foer, Jonathan Safran. Everything is Illuminated.
  • Foos, Laurie. Ex Utero; Portrait of the Walrus by a Young Artist.
  • Fowler, Connie May. Sugar Cage.
  • Frame, Janet. The Carpathians; Living in the Maniototo; Owls Do Cry.
  • Frucht, Abby.Licorice.
  • Fuentes, Carlos. "Aura"; The Campaign; Christopher Unborn; Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins; The Death of Artemio Cruz; Distant Relations; Old Gringo; Terra Nostra.
  • Fuguet, Alberto and Sergio Gómez, eds. McOndo.

  • Gadol, Peter. Coyote; The Mystery Roast.
  • Garcia, Cristina. Dreaming in Cuban.
  • García Aguilar, Eduardo. Luminous Cities.
  • García Márquez, Gabriel. Autumn of the Patriarch; "Blacamán the Good, Vendor of Miracles"; Chronicle of a Death Foretold; El Ultimo Viaje Del Buque Fantasma; "Eyes of a Blue Dog"; Innocent Erendira; La Luz Es Como Agua; Leaf Storm; Love in the Time of Cholera; One Hundred Years of Solitude; Strange Pilgrims; "A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings."
  • Gardeazábal, Gustavo Alvarez. Bazaar of the Idiots.
  • Garro, Elena. Recollections of Things to Come.
  • Gayle, Patrick. The Aerodynamics of Pork.
  • Gioseffi, Daniela. The Great American Belly; In Bed With The Exotic Enemy.
  • Giardianelli, Mempo. Luna Caliente.
  • Gloss, Molly. Wild Life.
  • Gogol, Nikolai. "The Nose."
  • Goldberg, Myla. Bee Season.
  • Gombrowicz, Witold. Ferdyduke.
  • Goyen, William. The House of Breath.
  • Goytisolo, Juan. Quarantine.
  • Grass, Günter. Dog Years; Flounder; Local Anaesthetic; Meeting at Telgte; Rat; The Tin Drum.
  • Grin, Aleksandr. The Glittering World; The Scarlet Sails; "Running Along the Waves."
  • Guimaraes Rosa, João. The Third Bank of the River.

  • Hall, Rodney. The Second Bridegroom.
  • Hamsun, Knut. Pan.
  • Harris, Joanne. Chocolat.
  • Harris, Wilson. The Guyana Quartet; Tumatumari.
  • Harrison, Jim. Sundog; Wolf: A Memoir.
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Celestial Railroad and Other Stories; Dr. Heidegger's Experiment; House of the Seven Gables; The Marble Faun.
  • Head, Bessie. A Collector of Treasures; Maru.
  • Helprin, Mark. A Dove of the East and Other Stories; Winter's Tale.
  • Hernández, Felisberto. "The Daisy Dolls."
  • Herschel, Jan. "The Weekend."
  • Hijuelos, Oscar. Empress of the Splendid Season.
  • Hoban, Russell. Amaryllis; Riddley Walker.
  • Hodgins, Jack. The Invention of the Word; The Resurrection of Joseph Bourne.
  • Høeg, Peter. The History of Danish Dreams; Smilla's Sense of Snow.
  • Hoffman, Alice B. Here on Earth; Illumination Night; Practical Magic; The River King; Turtle Moon.
  • Hofmannsthal, Hugo von. "A Tale of the Cavalry."
  • Holthe, Tess Uriza. When the Elephants Dance.
  • Hong Kinston, Maxine.The Woman Warrior.
  • Hopkinson, Nalo. Brown Girl in the Ring; Midnight Robber.
  • Horn, Shifra. Four Mothers.
  • Howes, Barbara. The Eye of the Heart.
  • Hudson, W.H. Green Mansions.
  • Hulme, Keri. The Bone People; The Windeater.
  • Hurston, Zora Neale. Their Eyes Were Watching God.
  • Huston, Bo. The Listener.

  • Infante, Guillerma Cabrera. Three Trapped Tigers.
  • Islas, Arturo. The Rain God: A Desert Tale.

  • Jaffe, Daniel, ed. With Signs & Wonders: An International Anthology of Jewish Fabulist Fiction.
  • James, Henry. "The Jolly Corner."
  • Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer. Heat and Dust.
  • Joyce, Graham. Dreamside; The Tooth Fairy.

  • Kadohata, Cynthia. The Floating World.
  • Kafka, Franz. "The Bucket Rider"; "A Country Doctor"; The Great Wall of China; "A Hunger Artist"; "Metamorphosis".
  • Kaleb, Vjekoslav. "The Guest."
  • Kamau, Kwadwo Agymah. Flickering Shadows.
  • Kaplan, Janet. Unexpected Journeys: The Art and Life of Remedios Varo.
  • Kawabata, Yasunari. Beauty and Sadness; House of the Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories; Palm-of-the-Hand Stories.
  • Khatibi, Abdelkebir. Love in Two Languages.
  • Kinsella, W.P. The Dixon Cornbelt League and Other Stories; Shoeless Joe.
  • Kis, Danila. Early Sorrows; Garden, Ashes; Hourglass.
  • Koster, R.M. The Dissertation.
  • Krauss, Nicole. A History of Love.
  • Kroetsch, Robert. The Puppeteer; What The Crow Said.
  • Kundera, Milan. "The Angels"; The Book of Laughter and Forgetting; Immortality; The Unbearable Lightness of Being.
  • Kushner, Tony. Angels in America.

  • Laing, Kojo. Vacancy for the Post of Jesus Christ.
  • Lampo, Hubert. The Coming of Joachim Stiller.
  • Landolfi, Tommaso. An Autumn Story; "Gogol's Wife."
  • Lawrence, D.H. "The Blind Man"; "Odour of Chrysanthemums."
  • Leegant, Joan. An Hour in Paradise.
  • LeGuin, Ursula K. Threshold.
  • Lerman, Rhoda. God's Ear.
  • Lessing, Doris. The Memoirs of a Survivor.
  • Lester, Julius.
  • Levi, Enrique Jaramillo. Duplications and Other Stories; The Shadow: Thirteen Stories in Opposition.
  • Levi, Primo.
  • Lewis, C.S. Till We Have Faces.
  • Lewis, Wyndham. The Childermass.
  • Lightman, Alan. the Diagnosis; Einstein's Dreams; Flatland.
  • de Lint, Charles. The Onion Girl.
  • Lispector, Clarice. The Hour of the Star; "The Smallest Woman in the World."

  • MacEwan, Gwendolyn. "Noman."
  • Malamud, Bernard. The Natural; "The Jewbird."
  • Mallea, Eduardo. All Green Shall Perish.
  • Mandelshtam, Osip Emilyevich. "The Egyptian Stamp."
  • Manfred, Frederick. The Manly-Hearted Woman.
  • Mann, Thomas. "The Wardrobe."
  • Mansk, Izaak. Emil Brut.
  • Martinez, Tomas Eloy. Santa Evita.
  • Maxwell, Marina Ama Omowale. Chopsticks in Mauby.
  • McDonald, Ian. Desolation Road.
  • de Melo, João. My World Is Not of This Kingdom.
  • Melville, Herman. Moby Dick.
  • Merwin, W.S. Houses and Travellers.
  • Michaux, Henri. Darkness Moves; "In the Land of Magic."
  • Momaday, N. Scott. Circle of Wonder; House Made of Dawn.
  • Monteiro Machado, Aníbel. "The Piano."
  • Moore, Brian. The Great Victorian Collection.
  • Mootoo, Shani. Cereus Blooms At Night.
  • Morrison, Toni. Beloved; Song of Solomon.
  • Munro, Alice. Lives of Girls and Women.
  • Murakami, Haruki. A Wild Sheep Chase.
  • Mutis, Álvaro. The Admiral's Snow; The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll.

  • Nabokov, Vladimir. "The Visit to the Museum."
  • Nahai, Gina. "Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith."
  • Nahman of Bratslav, Reb. The Tales.
  • Naranjo, Carmen. There Never Was a Once Upon a Time.
  • Narayan, R.K. A Tiger for Malgudi.
  • Nichols, John. The Milago Beanfield War.
  • Nin, Anais. Seduction of the Minotaur; Ladders to Fire; Children of the Albatross.
  • Novakovich, Josip. Yolk.
  • Nunez, Elizabeth. When Rocks Dance.

  • Oates, Joyce Carol. Bellefleur.
  • O'Brien, Flann. At Swim-Two-Birds.
  • O'Brien, Tim. Going After Cacciato.
  • Ocampo, Silvina. The Fury and Other Stories.
  • Ochsner, Gina. People I Wanted To Be.
  • Oe, Kenzaburo. Teach Us To Outgrow Our Madness.
  • Okri, Ben. The Famished Road; Songs of Enchantment; Stars of the New Curfew.
  • Olesha, Yuri. "Lyompa."
  • Olsen, Lance. Live From Earth.
  • Ondaatje, Michael. Running in the Family.
  • Onetti, Juan Carlos. The Brief Life.
  • Oren, Yitzhak.
  • Orlock, Carol. The Hedge, The Ribbon.
  • Ortega, Julio. Ayacucho, Goodbye; Moscow's Gold.
  • Overton, Mary. The Wine of Astonishment.
  • Oz, Amos.
  • Ozick, Cynthia. The Puttermesser Papers.

  • Parkhurst, Carlyn. The Dogs of Babel.
  • Pascoe, Judy. Our Father Who Art In A Tree.
  • Patchen, Kenneth. The Journal of Albion Moonlight.
  • Patchett, Ann. Bel Canto.
  • Pavic, Milorad. Dictionary of the Khazars; Landscape Painted With Tea.
  • Paz, Octavio. "My Life with the Wave."
  • Peretz, I.L.
  • Perutz, Leo. The Marquis of Bolibar.
  • Piglia, Ricardo. Assumed Name.
  • Pineda, Cecile. The Love Queen of the Amazon.
  • Pinget, Robert. That Voice.
  • Pope, Robert. "The African Roses, A Tragic Tale of Madness and Mania."
  • Porzecanski, Teresa. Sun Inventions.
  • Power, Susan. The Grass Dancer; Roofwalker.
  • Prakash, Uday. "Lizard."
  • Proulx, E. Annie. The Shipping News.
  • Puig, Manuel. Betrayed By Rita Hayworth; Kiss of the Spider Woman.
  • Pynchon, Thomas. The Crying of Lot 49; V.

  • Rabelais, François. Gargantua and Pantagruel.
  • Ramos, Graciliano. Barren Lives.
  • Reed, Ishmael. Mumbo Jumbo.
  • Reidy, Sue. The Visitation.
  • Reveles, Daniel. Enchiladas, Rice and Beans.
  • Reyes, Alfonso. "Major Aranda's Hand."
  • Rhys, Jean. Wide Sargasso Sea.
  • Rice, Anne. The Witching Hour.
  • Rilke, Rainier Maria. "The Hand"; The Notebooks of Malte Laurids.
  • Robbe-Grillet, Alain. In the Labyrinth.
  • Rodereda, Mercè. My Christina and Other Stories; "The Salamander;" The Time of the Doves.
  • de Rosa, Tina. Paper Fish.
  • Roy, Arundhati. The God of Small Things.
  • Rulfo, Juan. The Burning Plain and Other Stories; Pedro Páramo.
  • Rushdie, Salman. Haroun and the Sea of Stories; Midnight's Children; The Moor's Last Sigh; The Satanic Verses.

  • Sabata, Ernesto. The Outsider; The Tunnel.
  • de St. Exupery, Antoine. The Little Prince.
  • Sanchez, Alberto Roy. Mogador.
  • Saramago, José. Baltasar and Blimunda; Blindness; The Gospel According to Jesus Christ; Paradiso; The Stone Raft; A Year in the Death of Ricardo Reis.
  • Schimel, Lawrence, ed. Things Invisible to See: Gay & Lesbian Tales of Magical Realism.
  • Scliar, Moacyr.
  • Schulz, Bruno. Sanitorium Under The Sign Of The Hourglass; "The Street Of Crocodiles."
  • Schur, Karen. Like the Gaze of Statues.
  • Schwarz-Bart, André. A Woman Named Solitude.
  • Scott, Lawrence. Witchbroom.
  • Setton, Ruth Knafo Setton. The Road to Fez.
  • Shapiro, Gerald.
  • Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein.
  • Sherwood, Francis. The Book of Splendor.
  • Shmuelian, Avi. Moonstruck Flowers.
  • Silko, Leslie Marmon. Ceremony.
  • Singer, Isaac Bashevis. Gimpel The Fool.
  • Skármeta, Antonio. Burning Patience; The Insurrection.
  • Skibell, Joseph. A Blessing On The Moon.
  • Snyder, Midori. The Innamorati.
  • Sokolov, Sasha. Between Dog and Wolf; A School for Fools.
  • Sologub, Fedor. The Little Demon.
  • Stern, Steve.
  • Stewart, Sean. Galveston; Mockingbird; Resurrection Man.
  • Subercaseaux, Elizabeth. The Song of the Distant Root.
  • Süskind, Patrick. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer.
  • Swan, Gladys. Carnival For The Gods; Do You Believe In Cabeza De Vaca?; Ghost Dance: A Play of Voices.

  • Tan, Amy. The Kitchen God's Wife; One Hundred Secret Senses.
  • Taylor, Bruce. The Final Trick of Funnyman and Other Stories.
  • Tekin, Latife. Berji Kristin: Tales from the Garbage Hills.
  • Thomas, D.M. The White Hotel.
  • Thompson, Jim. The Getaway.
  • Thornton, Lawrence. Imagining Argentina.
  • Tolstaia, Tatiana. On the Golden Porch.
  • Tolstoy, Leo. "The Porcelain Doll."
  • Touré. The Portable Promised Land.
  • Tutuola, Amos. The Palm-Wine Drinkard.

  • Ude, Wayne. Buffalo and Other Stories.
  • Updike, John. Brazil.

  • Valenzuela, Luisa. Open Door Stories; Other Weapons; Strange Things Happen Here.
  • VanderMeer, Jeff. Dradin, In Love; "Flight Is For Those Who Have Not Yet Crossed Over."
  • Vargas Llosa, Mario. Death in the Andes; The Green House; The Notebooks of Don Rigoberto; The Storyteller.
  • Vassanji, M.G. The Book of Secrets.
  • Vaz, Katherine. Fado & Other Stories; Saudade.
  • Vea, Alfredo. La Maravillo.
  • de Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Comte Auguste. Cruel Tales.
  • Vladislavic, Ivan. "Missing Persons."
  • Vollman, William T. You Bright and Risen Angels.
  • Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt. Slaughterhouse Five.

  • Walcott, Derek. Dream on Monkey Mountain.
  • Walker, Alice. The Temple of My Familiar.
  • Waters, Frank. The Man Who Killed The Deer.
  • Watson, Sheila. The Double Hook.
  • Welty, Eudora. "Moon Lake."
  • Wendt, Albert. Black Rainbow;Flying Fox in a Freedom Tree.
  • West, Nathanael. The Dream Life of Balso Snell.
  • Wilde, Oscar. The Picture of Dorian Gray.
  • Wilder, Thornton. The Bridge of San Luis Rey.
  • Winterson, Jeanette. The King of Capri; The Passion; Sexing the Cherry.
  • Winton, Tim. Cloudstreet.
  • Woolf, Virginia. Nurse Lugton's Curtain; Orlando; To the Lighthouse.
  • Wright, Richard. The Man Who Lived Underground.

  • Yamashita, Karen Tei. Through the Arc of the Rainforest; Tropic of Orange.
  • Yezierska, Anzia. Bread Givers.
  • Yourgrau, Barry.

P O E T R Y
  • Alexie, Sherman.

  • Bly, Robert, Ed. Leaping Poetry; Neruda & Vallejo: Selected Poems.
  • Brathwaite, Kamau. The Arrivants: A New World Trilogy.
  • Breton, Andre. Manifestoes of Surrealism.

  • Dabydeen, David. "Coolie Odyssey."
  • Desnos, Robert. La Liberté ou L'amour.

  • Edson, Russell. The Tunnel.
  • Eimers, Nancy.
  • Ellis, Normandi. Voice Forms.

  • Frumkin, Gene. The Old Man Who Swam Away And Left Only His Wet Feet.

  • Gander, Forrest.
  • García Lorca, Federico. Poet in New York.
  • Gioseffi, Daniela. Eggs in the Lake.
  • Grass, Günter. Novemberland.

  • Harjo, Joy. The Woman Who Fell From The Sky.
  • Herrera. Laughing Out Loud, I Fly.

  • Jimenez, Juan Ramon. Lorca and Jimenez: Selected Poems.

  • Kelly, Brigit Pegeen. Song.
  • Khoury-Ghata, Venus. Here There Was Once a Country.

  • Mártinez, Valerie. Absence; Luminescent.
  • Mutis, Álvaro.

  • Neruda, Pablo. The Heights of Macchu Picchu; Odas Elementales; Nuevas Odas Elementales; Residence on Earth; The Sea and the Bells; Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair.

  • Osherow, Jacqueline. The Hoopoe's Crown.

  • Parker, Mary Elizabeth. The Sex Girl.
  • Paz, Octavio. The Labyrinth of Solitude.
  • Popa, Vasko. Homage to the Lone Wolf.

  • Rilke, Rainier Maria. Duino Elegies; The Sonnets to Orpheus.
  • Rios, Alberto. The Curtain of Trees; The Smallest Muscle in the Human Body.
  • Ristovic, Alexander. Devil's Lunch.
  • Roberts, Sir Charles G.D. The Heart of the Ancient Wood.
  • Rohrer, Matthew. A Hummock in the Malookas.

  • Simic, Charles. Selected Poems; The World Doesn't End.
  • Simic, Charles, ed. The Horse Has Six Legs: An Anthology of Serbian Poetry.
  • Simic, Charles and Mark Strand, eds. Another Republic.

  • Tate, James. Shroud of the Gnome.

  • Walcott, Derek. Another Life; Omeros; Star Apple Kingdom.
  • Wright, C.D.
  • Wright, Franz. The Beforelife; Ill Lit.

N O N F I C T I O N
  • Aldama, Frederick Luis. Postethnic Narrative Criticism.
  • Alexis, Jacques-Stephen. "Magical Realism of the Haitians."

  • Borges, Jorge Luis. Seven Nights.
  • Bowers, Maggie Ann. Magic(al) Realism

  • Carpentier, Alejo. "On the Marvelous Real in America."
  • Chanady, Amaryll. Magical Realism and the Fantastic: Resolved Versus Unresolved Antinomy.
  • Cooper, Brenda. Magical Realism in West African Fiction: Seeing with a third eye.
  • Crews, Harry. A Childhood: The Biography of a Place.

  • Danow, David. Spirit of Carnival.
  • Delabaere-Garant, Jeanne. Psychic Realism, Mythic Realism, Grotesque Realism: Variation on Magic Realism in Contemporary Literature in English.

  • D'haen, Theo. Magic Realism and Postmodernism: Decentering Privileged Centers.

  • Eliason, Eric A. Folklore, Literary History and the Emergence of Mormon Magical Realism: The Example of Phillis Barber's PARTING THE VEIL.

  • Faris, Wendy B. Ordinary Enchantments.
  • Faris, Wendy B. and Lois Parkinson Zamora. Magical Realism: Theory, History, Community.
  • Flores, Angel. Magical Realism in Spanish American Fiction.
  • Foreman, P. Gabrielle. Past-On Stories: History and the Magically Real, Morrison and Allende on Call.

  • Hancock, Geoff, ed. Magic Realism.
  • Hart and Ouyang. A Companion to Magical Realism.
  • Hegerfeldt, Anne C. Lies that Tell the Truth: Magic Realism Seen through Contemporary Fiction from Britain.

  • Kundera, Milan. Testaments Betrayed: An Essay In Nine Parts.

  • Leal, Luis. Magical Realism in Spanish American Literature.
  • Liguanti, Casolfi and Consilio, Eds. Coterminous Worlds: Magical realism and contemporary post-colonial literature in English.

  • Martin, Gerald, ed. Journeys Through the Labyrinth.
  • Mikics, David. Derek Walcott and Alejo Carpentier: Nature, History, and the Caribbean Writer.
  • Moreiras, Alberto. The End of Magical Realism.

  • Napier, Susan J. The Magic of Identity: Magic Realism in Modern Japanese Fiction.

  • Rodriguez-Luis, Julio. Contemporary Praxis of the Fantastic: Borges and Cortazar.

  • Sangari, Kumkum. "The Politics of the Possible."

  • White, Bailey. Micanopy.

  • Zamora, Lois Parkinson. "Magical Romance/Magical Realism."

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