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The History of Macondo

Gene H. Bell-Villada

in García Márquez: The Man and His Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833513
eISBN:
9781469604473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895382_bell-villada.13
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

One Hundred Years of Solitude is no ordinary novel; it's an account of so many different narratives of various characters that encompass different histories. It speaks to readers of different ... More


Three-Women Fiction, Mandarin Ducks and Butterflies

Tan See Kam

in Tsui Hark's Peking Opera Blues

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208852
eISBN:
9789888313518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208852.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

At work in Peking Opera Blues is a deeply intertextual relation to the film adaptations (three-women films) of a popular form of sentimental romance fiction - mandarin duck and butterfly fiction ... More


Perspectives on Metaphor and Literary Fiction

in Michel Tournier and the Metaphor of Fiction

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238430
eISBN:
9781846313561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238430.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses metaphor in literary fiction in the context of French author Michael Tournier's works. It offers an argument rooted in the presupposition that the study of metaphor helps ... More


Realism

Robert Maslen

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter surveys translations in the 1550–1660 period of what passed for ‘realism’ in early modern fiction. These texts may be classified into two main strands. The first consists of short, often ... More


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