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Engendering Cuisines: Food as a ‘Magico-Realist agent’ in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children

Gairola, R.K.ORCID: 0000-0002-1826-6339 (2014) Engendering Cuisines: Food as a ‘Magico-Realist agent’ in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children. JSL: Journal of the School of Language, Literature, & Culture Studies, 17 . pp. 43-55.

Abstract

In her essay “Scheherazade’s Children: Magical Realism and Postmodern Fiction,” Wendy B. Faris notes that in magical realism, “realistic descriptions create a fictional world that resembles the one we live in, in many instances by extensive use of detail. On the one hand, the attention to the sensory detail in this transformation represents a continuation, a renewal of the realistic tradition. But on the other hand . . .

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Jawaharlal Nehru University
Copyright: © 2014 Jawaharlal Nehru University
Publishers Website: https://www.jnu.ac.in/sllcs-jsl
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/51963
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