This is your Inner Experience, and today we’re joined by Eden, editor-in-chief over at the HeavyBlogisHeavy and cohost of the Death//Sentence Podcast to discuss the theory, phenomenology, and fictional contours of Magic Realism as an abundance of everyday meaning. For this we read Eden’s essay 'On The Radical Escapism of Magic Realism, or, How to Become a God in Late Capitalism', looking at paradigmatic cases of magical realist fiction as a framework to explore everything from knowledge production to technology and the role of ideology in maintaining cultural hegemony. Join us as we explore the modes of the magical imagination. In the discussion: Jack Vance, Gary Gygax, Ursula K. Le Guin, Carl Jung, Joseph Campbell, Hegel, James Hillman, J.R.R. Tolkien and more.
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