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Gabriel García Márquez's One hundred years of solitude:

a casebook
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Oxford University Press, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 176 pages
Casebooks in Criticism offer analytical and interpretive frameworks for understanding key texts in world literature and film. Each casebook reprints documents relating to a work's historical context and reception, presents the best critical studies, and, when possible, features an interview with the author. Accessible and informative to scholars, students, and nonspecialist readers alike, the books in this series provide a wide range of critical and informative commentaries on major texts.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude is arguably the most important novel in twentieth-century Latin American literature. This Casebook features ten critical articles on Garcia Marquez's great work. Carefully selected from the most important work on the novel over the past three decades, they include pieces by Carlos Fuentes, Iris Zavala, James Higgins, Jean Franco, Michael Wood, and Gene H. Bell-Villada. Among the intriguing aspects of the work discussed are its mythic dimension, its "magical" side, its representations of women, its relationship with past chronicles of exploration and discovery, its portrayals of Western power and imperialism, its astounding diffusion throughout the globe and the media, and its simple truth-telling, its fidelity to the tangled history of Latin America. The book incorporates several theoretical approaches--historical, feminist, postcolonial; the first English translation of Fuentes's renowned, oft-cited, eight page meditation on the work; a general introduction; and a 1982 interview with Garcia Marquez.

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Review: Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude: A Casebook (Casebooks in Criticism)

User Review  - Lorenzo A. Fernandez Jr. - Goodreads

What a work of imagination! But I'm a bit confused and bored by insistent repetition of names in the history of Buendia family. I had to consult the family tree from time to time when reading it. It is the Spanish thing, I guess. Read full review

Review: Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude: A Casebook

User Review  - Patti Wolf - Goodreads

One of my favorite books. I like to pick this one up every 10 or 15 years and re-read. It's like a whole new book from a different perspective because of where I am in my life at that time. I think this is they type of book one would call magic surrealism. Read full review

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MPR: The magic of "Solitude"
He is the author of "Garcia Marquez: The Man and His Work" and editor of "Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude: A Casebook." ...
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About the author (2002)

Gene H. Bell-Villada is Professor of Romance Languages at Williams College. He is the author of five other books and numerous articles, reviews, and satires.

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