Gabriel Garcia Marquezby Harold Bloom
Believed by many to be one of the world's greatest living writers, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a Colombian-born fiction writer and journalist. Winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, Garcia Marquez is often credited as the master of magical realism, the literary technique in which no distinction is made between reality and the fantastic. Garcia Marquez first won international fame with his masterpiece, One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967), a defining classic of twentieth century literature. Garcia Marquez's other acclaimed works include The Autumn of The Patriarch, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Love in the Time of Cholera, and his autobiography, Living to Tell the Tale. The author of many short stories, novels, and works of nonfiction, Garcia Marquez is one of the most well-known and admired living writers in the world today.
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One of our most popular, respected, and controversial literary critics, Yale University professor Harold Bloom¿s books ¿ about, variously, Shakespeare, the Bible, and the classic literature ¿ are as erudite as they are accessible.
- New York, New York and New Haven, Connecticut
- Date of Birth:
- July 11, 1930
- Place of Birth:
- New York, New York
- B.A., Cornell University, 1951; Ph.D., Yale University, 1955
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