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García Márquez: The Man and His Work

Gene H. Bell-Villada

Abstract

Gabriel García Márquez is one of the most influential writers of our time, with a unique literary creativity rooted in the history of his native Colombia. This revised and expanded edition of a classic work is the first book of criticism to consider in detail the totality of his magnificent oeuvre. This book traces the major forces that have shaped the novelist and describes García Márquez's life, his personality, and his politics. For this edition, new chapters cover all of García Márquez's fiction since 1988, from The General in His Labyrinth through Memories of My Melancholy Whores, and inc ... More

Keywords: Colombia, writer, novelist, life, personality, politics, fiction, Kidnapping, biography, artistic development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780807833513
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807895382_bell-villada

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gene H. Bell-Villada, author