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Tuesday, 9 Aug 2022, 23:31
Site: Open Learning
Course: Start writing fiction (A174_1)
Glossary: A Glossary of terms relating to Creative Writing
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Magic realism

Aims to convey events in a realistic manner, yet also involving a degree of ‘surreal’ occurrences, or scenes where the laws of ‘everyday reality’ do not apply.

Maximalist

Where the scope of the fiction encompasses a wide spectrum of history and activity, often incorporating specialist knowledge of culture, science or history, and related over a long word-length.