The Cambridge Companion to Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Overview

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 ...

See more details below
Paperback
$33.67
BN.com price
(Save 3%)$34.99 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (16) from $14.37   
  • New (10) from $22.98   
  • Used (6) from $14.35   
The Cambridge Companion to Gabriel García Márquez

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$19.49
BN.com price
(Save 30%)$28.00 List Price

Overview

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.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'… 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

'The Cambridge Companion to Gabriel Garcia Marquez does not shun a critical perspective on a major writer. It offers a balanced overview of his work, and thoughtful analysis for a new generation of readers.' Bulletin of Latin American Research

Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author

Philip Swanson is Hughes Professor of Spanish and Chair of the School of Modern Languages and Linguistics at the University of Sheffield.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors vii

Acknowledgements x

Chronology xi

Introduction Philip Swanson 1

1 Gabriel García Márquez: life and times Gene H. Bell-Villada 7

2 The critical reception of García Márquez Donald Shaw 25

3 Before One Hundred Years of Solitude: the early novels Robin Fiddian 41

4 One Hundred Years of Solitude Philip Swanson 57

5 An eco-critical reading of One Hundred Years of Solitude Raymond L. Williams 64

6 The Autumn of the Patriarch Steven Boldy 78

7 The General in His Labyrinth Gerald Martin 94

8 García Márquez;'s novels of love Mark I. Millington 113

9 García Márquez's short stories Stephen Hart 129

10 García Márquez's non-fiction works Robert L. Sims 144

11 García Márquez and film Claire Taylor 160

12 García Márquez, magical realism and world literature Michael Bell 179

Further reading 196

Index 201

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)