Magic realism or magical realism is a genre where magic elements are a natural part in an otherwise mundane, realistic environment. Although it is most commonly used as a literary genre, magic realism also applies to film and the visual arts.
Bruce Taylor Brief history of Magical Realism.
Carson Newman College Brief history of Magical Realism.
TheLiteraryLink Literary definition of the term.
University of Richmond Literary definition for Magical Realism.