By Stephen M. Hart
"Many years later, as he confronted the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was once to recollect that far away afternoon whilst his father took him to find ice." hence starts Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude, one of many 20th century's so much lauded works of fiction. In Gabriel García Márquez, literary student Stephen M. Hart offers a succinct but thorough check out García Márquez's existence and the political struggles of Latin the USA that experience motivated his paintings, from Love in the course of Cholera to Memories of My depression Whores.
By interviewing García Márquez's kinfolk in Cuba, Hart was once in a position to achieve a distinct point of view on his use of "creative fake memory," supplying new perception into the mystical realism that dominates García Márquez's oeuvre. utilizing those interviews and his unique examine, Hart defines 5 components which are serious to García Márquez's paintings: magical realism, a shortened and damaged portrayal of time, punchy one-liners, darkish and absurd humor, and political allegory. those parts, as defined via Hart, remove darkness from the extreme attract of García Márquez's paintings and supply attention-grabbing perception into his method of writing. Hart additionally explores the divisions among García Márquez's lifestyle and his existence as a author, and the relationship in his paintings among kin background and nationwide history.
Gabriel García Márquez provides an unique portrait of this well-renowned author and is a must-read for lovers of his paintings in addition to these drawn to magical realism, Latin American fiction, and glossy literature.