Realtà e fantasia nelle opere di Karen Russel

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[…] I think it’s impossible to draw a hard and fast line between “reality” and “fantasy”. So much of our mental lives are spent in fantasy lands, either in the future or in memory. Kids in particular have this beautiful, terrifying ability to hold many contradictory ideas in their head at once (although I’m not convinced that’s something we necessarily ever outgrow). One reason I think I like to write from adolescent points of view is because of that kid-elasticity – at that age you can really straddle two worlds, a childhood realm that’s coloured by games and fairy tales and an adult reality.

Karen Russel, autrice di Swamplandia!, intervistata su Granta, 2011

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