Magie narrative et magie diégétique dans le genre de la métafiction historiographique

Abstract : This paper examines the role of magic in the genre of historiographic metafiction as defined by Linda Hutcheon. Through the analysis of three novels (Midnight's Children, Slaughterhouse-Five, and The Book Thief), it analyses the political role played by magical realism, as well as a type of magic at the level of the narrative. Using the tools offered by narrative theory, it offers a distinction between the unnatural and the non-conventional, thus bringing to the centre the role of subjectivity and polyphony in these narratives.
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Sonja Böttger. Magie narrative et magie diégétique dans le genre de la métafiction historiographique. Réflexion(s), Presses Universitaires de Perpignan, 2017, La magie, figures et discours, de l'antiquité à nos jours. ⟨hal-02302185⟩

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