By Gene H. Bell-Villada,Rudyard Alcocer,Nicholas Birns,Juan De Castro,William Flores,Edith Grossman,Zhanna Gurvich,Héctor Hoyos,Regina Janes,María del Mar López-Cabrales,Ignacio López-Calvo,Haley Osborn,Rubén Pelayo,Robert L. Sims,Fernando Valerio-Holguín,Ol

Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Retrospect gathers fifteen essays by way of famous students within the fields of Latin American literature, politics, and theater. the quantity bargains wide overviews of the Colombian author’s overall physique of labor, in addition to nearer seems at a few of his stated masterpieces. The Nobel laureate’s cultural contexts and impacts, his number of topics, and his bold legacy (Hispanic, united states, world-wide) all arise for attention. New readings of One Hundred Years of Solitude are additional complemented by means of clean, stimulating, hugely particular examinations of his later novels (Chronicle of a demise Foretold, the overall in His Labyrinth, of affection and different Demons) and tales (Strange Pilgrims). extra consciousness is targeted on “Gabo’s” labors as journalist and as memoirist (Living to inform the Tale), and to his someday relationships with the cinema and the level. Reactions to his huge, immense stature at the a part of more youthful writers, together with contemporary symptoms of backlash, also are given considerate scrutiny. Feminist and ecocritical interpretations, plus energetic discussions of Gabo’s crafty use of humor, character’s names, or even delicacies, are to be stumbled on right here in addition. within the wake of García Márquez’s passing away in 2014, this number of essays serves as a becoming tribute to 1 of the world’s maximum literary figures of the 20 th century.

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