WtF a Fantasy Podcast #5 – Magical Realism

Here’s where we give you an mp3 of our cast from Wednesday.  Notes below the linkage, and hope you enjoy.

WtF a Broadcast #5 – Magical Realism

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Notes:

  • 0:00:01 – Intro
  • 0:02:50 – Definitions of magic realism
  • 0:05:35 – Jorge Luis Borges, selected works
  • 0:10:50 – T.V. and films – Eerie, IndianaTwin PeaksLars and the Real Girl
  • 0:12:50 – Welcome to Night Vale
  • 0:17:50 – Gabriel Garcia-Marquez, selected works
  • 0:19:05 – Movies – Big FishLife of Pi
  • 0:24:10 – Terry Gilliam – The Fisher KingTideland
  • 0:27:45 – Quentin Tarantino – Pulp FictionKill Bill: Vol. 1 and Vol. 2
  • 0:33:35 – Philip K Dick, selected works
  • 0:42:00 – 30 Rock
  • 0:45:00 – Tom Robbins, selected works
  • 0:47:20 – Orlando (film) but also talk of author Virginia Woolf
  • 0:51:25 – Harry Potter — is it magic realism?
  • 0:54:35 – Summing up magic realism
  • 0:59:07 – Upcoming site stuff and preview for next week’s webcast on fairytale fantasy

Recommended Reading:

See Also:

Metafiction: Books such as House of Leaves play with the normal interactions between reader and writer. Additionally, Laurence Sterne’s Tristram Shandy accidentally pioneered many conventions of this type of fiction.

Surrealism: Speculative surrealist fiction, such as The Master and Margarita, Robert Aickmann’s various short stories, and the works of Italo Calvino, such as If on a winter’s night a travelerThe Castle of Crossed Destinies, and Invisible Cities.

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About June Faramore

Writer of fantasy, mainstream, and young adult fiction. Poet and sketcher. Mother. I read a lot and love cheese. Guitar playing singer-songwriter. I also enjoy stepping on the cracks in the sidewalk.
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2 Responses to WtF a Fantasy Podcast #5 – Magical Realism

  1. sybax says:

    You might want to check out “The Autumn of the Patriarch” by Garcia Marquez. Awesomeness. 🙂

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