The Cambridge Companion to Gabriel García Márquez by Philip SwansonThe Cambridge Companion to Gabriel García Márquez by Philip Swanson

The Cambridge Companion to Gabriel García Márquez

EditorPhilip Swanson

Paperback | August 16, 2010

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Gabriel García Márquez is Latin America's most internationally famous and successful author, and a winner of the Nobel Prize. His oeuvre of great modern novels includes One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera. His name has become closely associated with Magical Realism, a phenomenon that has been immensely influential in world literature. This Companion includes new and probing readings of all of García Márquez's works, by leading international specialists. His life in Colombia, the context of Latin American history and culture, key themes in his works and their critical reception are explored in detail. Written for students and readers of García Márquez, the Companion is accessible for non-Spanish speakers and features a chronology and a guide to further reading. This insightful and lively book will provide an invaluable framework for the further study and enjoyment of this major figure in world literature.
Title:The Cambridge Companion to Gabriel García MárquezFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.47 inPublished:August 16, 2010Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521687101

ISBN - 13:9780521687102

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Table of Contents

Chronology; Introduction Philip Swanson; 1. Gabriel García Márquez: life and times Gene H. Bell-Villada; 2. The critical reception of García Márquez Donald Shaw; 3. Before One Hundred Years of Solitude: the early novels Robin Fiddian; 4. One Hundred Years of Solitude Philip Swanson; 5. An eco-critical reading of One Hundred Years of Solitude Raymond L. Williams; 6. The Autumn of the Patriarch Steven Boldy; 7. The General in His Labyrinth Gerald Martin; 8. García Márquez's novels of love Mark I. Millington; 9. García Márquez's short fiction Stephen Hart; 10. García Márquez's non-fiction writings Robert L. Sims; 11. García Márquez in film and other media Claire Taylor; 12. García Márquez and world fiction Michael Bell; Further reading Pascale Baker; Index.

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'... deserves a place too in the libraries of academic institutions where courses are offered on modern Latin American literature. ... maintains the high standards already set by other volumes in the series.' Reference Reviews