Cuentos de Eva Luna: Magical Realism in Latin American Literature
MAGICAL REALISM: Theory, History, Community - UTA
Just weeks after that first lesson, the writer sits in a circle with his students, conversing about post-magical realism in Latin American literature. As he leads the discussion, he sometimes waves his arms with enthusiasm, like a fevered symphony conductor, and the students respond, offering their own thoughts and opinions about the day’s readings. It appears the exiled writer has found a second home, after all.
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6. Psychoanalysis has begun a democratization of this process of the creation of emotionally informed social meanings as interpretation at the level of dyadic dialogue. (This is especially true of interpersonal approaches, as represented by the neo-Freudians, and phenomenological-structural approaches, such as Jacques Lacan and Bernd Jager ,that look focus on the experience of the analytic relationship rather than on the authority of the analyst.) Symbolic interactionism in sociology and the discussion of social character in psychoanalysis (particularly in the work of Erik Erikson and the neo-Freudians including Erich Fromm) extend our understanding of this process to a larger social scale. So does the Mexican literature of national character by writers such as Samuel Ramos, Octavio Paz, Carlos Fuentes, and Roger Bartra. (I believe the importance of magical realism in Latin American literature also reflects this cultural sensitivity.)