Magical v. Religious Realism in Ethnic-American Literature (1 Mar 2010; MLA 6-9 Jan 2011)

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Special Session (subject to MLA approval)

When is magical realism an inappropriate label for depictions of U.S. minority religion, spirituality or tradition? What critical approaches better suit these texts?

Submit 1-page abstracts to Steve Pearson at by 1 Mar 2010.