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      Ilan Stavans

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Early Years

«'...[a] compelling picture of the Spanish language book market in the years leading up to 1967, when One Hundred Years of Solitude was launched.' - The Financial Times '...as a primer in one of the giants of contemporary literature, the book is hard to fault.' - The Mail on Sunday '...a fascinating history of the emerging culture of a continent, with its change of focus from an oral tradition of localised stories to the successful books written by the members of El Boom and beyond. I eagerly await the second volume.' - The Tablet 'An engaging, informative study tracking the small beginnings of a literary giant and his magnum opus...Stavans enlightens us, not just about one literary figure, but about the culture and history of a whole hemisphere... Stavans is a magical writer himself.' - Julia Alvarez, author of How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of the Butterflies, and Once Upon A Quinceanera: Coming of Age in the USA 'Stavan's style is clear and accessible, amazing detailed yet magnetica»

This long-awaited biography provides a fascinating and comprehensive picture of Garcia Marquez's life up to the publication of his classic 100 Years of Solitude. Based on nearly a decade of research, this biographical study sheds new light on the life and works of the Nobel Laureate, father of magical realism, and bestselling author in the history of the Spanish language. Les mer
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This long-awaited biography provides a fascinating and comprehensive picture of Garcia Marquez's life up to the publication of his classic 100 Years of Solitude. Based on nearly a decade of research, this biographical study sheds new light on the life and works of the Nobel Laureate, father of magical realism, and bestselling author in the history of the Spanish language. As Garcia Marquez's impact endures on well into his ninth decade, Stavans's keen insights constitute the definitive re-appraisal of the literary giant's life and corpus. The later part of his life will be covered in a second book.
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Forlag: St Martin's Press
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Språk: Engelsk
ISBN: 9780312240332
Format: 24 x 16 cm
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Chapter 1: Aracataca Chapter 2: Apprenticeship Chapter 3: Mamador de gallos Chapter 4: New Horizons Chapter 5: Lo real maravilloso Chapter 6: The Silver Screen Chapter 7: Sleepless in Macondo Chapter 8: Convergences
ILAN STAVANS is the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture and Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor at Amherst College, UK. His books include The Hispanic Condition, On Borrowed Words, Spanglish, Dictionary Days, The Disappearance, and A Critic's Journey. He has edited the three-volume set Isaac Bashevis Singer, The Poetry of Pablo Neruda, and the anthology Becoming Americans. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, Chile's Presidential Medal, and the Jewish Book Award.