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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 The Magic of Language in the Novels of Patrick White and David Malouf
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Argues that although White and Malouf have never been seen as magical-realist novelists, the underlying aim of their works seems to be 'to communicate without use of words, to grasp the potentiality of a language that is free from the constraints binding the world to word and self to world' (30); and discusses the magical function of language in their works.

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