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Recent Titles

Vivir Para Contarla
By Gabriel García Márquez
Hardcover, December 2002
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One Hundred Years of Solitude (Modern Critical Interpretations)
By Gabe Welsch, Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Editor) (Library Binding - December 2002)
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García Márquez for Beginners
Mariana Solanet, et al / Paperback
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Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude: A Casebook (Casebooks in Criticism)
By Gene H. Bell-Villada (Editor) / Paperback
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From the Publisher: Gabriel García Márquez'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 García Márquez'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 García Márquez.

Gabriel García Márquez: A Critical Companion (Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers)
By Ruben Pelayo /Hardcover
Our Price: $39.95
From the Publisher: Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982 for his masterpiece One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez had already earned tremendous respect and popularity in the years leading up to that honor, and remains, to date, an active and prolific writer. Readers are introduced to García Márquez with a vivid account of his fascinating life; from his friendships with poets and presidents, to his distinguished career as a journalist, novelist, and chronicler of the quintessential Latin American experience. This companion also helps students situate García Márquezwithin the canon of Western literature, exploring his contributions to the modern novel in general, and his forging of literary techniques, particularly magic realism, that have come to distinguish Latin American fiction.

Literary Masters: Gabriel García Márquez
By Joan Mellen
The Gale Group / Hardcover / Published 2000
Our Price: $72.75.
From Library Journal: This beautifully produced new series of literary reference works, "The Gale Study Guides to Great Literature," is designed to support the literary research of high school and college students. The series in turn consists of three subseries: Literary Masters, Literary Masterpieces, and Literary Topics. These focus on the individual authors, works, and concepts frequently studied in the current literature curricula. Written by well-known scholars, the books all feature original, newly written material, which presents not only the facts about the author, work, or literary topic but also significant cultural and historical material to help put those facts in context. All volumes contain glossaries, lists of study questions, chronologies, annotated bibliographies, indexes, and other study resources. Unlike other ongoing series that cover similar terrain (e.g., Twayne's "Authors," "Masterwork," and "Studies in Literary Themes and Genres" series and Chelsea House's "Modern Critical Interpretations" and "Modern Critical Views"), these books have a more finished and personal feel. The thoughtful and attractive design and convenient layout, comprehensive approach, reliance on original material, constant reference to current research, and ample bibliographic apparatus make this a superior series. Richly illustrated, well printed with broad margins and readable type, handsomely and sturdily bound, these books are highly recommended for public and college libraries and secondary school media centers.

Forthcoming Titles

Gabriel García Márquez and His Magical Universe
By Raquel Benatar, Pablo Torrecilla (Illustrator), Patricia Petersen
Harcover (Overdue since October 2002)

Shipwreck and Deliverance: Politics, Culture and Modernity in the Works of Octavio Paz, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Mario Vargas Llosa
By Todd Oakley Lutes (Hardcover - February 2003)
Not yet published

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25 January 2003

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