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Of Love And Other Demons

Author : Gabriel García Márquez
ISBN : 9781101911143
Genre : Fiction
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AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK! On her twelfth birthday, Sierva Maria – the only child of a decaying noble family in an eighteenth-century South American seaport – is bitten by a rabid dog. Believed to be possessed, she is brought to a convent for observation. And into her cell stumbles Father Cayetano Delaura, who has already dreamed about a girl with hair trailing after her like a bridal train. As he tends to her with holy water and sacramental oils, Delaura feels something shocking begin to occur. He has fallen in love – and it is not long until Sierva Maria joins him in his fevered misery. Unsettling and indelible, Of Love and Other Demons is an evocative, majestic tale of the most universal experiences known to woman and man.

Bloom S How To Write About Gabriel Garci A Ma Rquez

Author : Eric L. Reinholtz
ISBN : 9781438127668
Genre : Criticism
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Known for his poetic transformation of New England and nature, Robert Frost has retained his position through the years as one of the essential American poets of the 20th century. This book explores his classic works, including The Road Not Taken, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, and The Death of the Hired Man.

Of Love And Other Sorrows

Author : Ashok Chopra
ISBN : 9789385890659
Genre : Literary Collections
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Reports announcing the death of the book are now rife, but the continued relevance of the ten master writers discussed in this volume is proof to the contrary. Here we come across the dissident Czech writer Václav Havel, who later became the nation’s president; the South African Nobel Laureate Nadine Gordimer, with her pronounced anti-apartheid novels; the Chilean-American Isabel Allende, ‘the world’s most widely read Spanish author’; and Günter Grass, hailed as the ‘literary spokesman of his generation’. We also meet Graham Greene and Milan Kundera alongside the Egyptian Naguib Mahfouz, who, in his quiet way, ridiculed Islamic fundamentalism. The book is rounded off with three remarkable Latin American writers: Pablo Neruda, Octavio Paz and Gabriel García Márquez. Of Love and Other Sorrows takes the reader on a fascinating journey in the company of some of the biggest names in modern literature. This illuminating study of their lives and works will seduce readers to rediscover these masters for themselves.

Love And Politics In The Contemporary Spanish American Novel

Author : Aníbal González
ISBN : 9780292779006
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Latin American Literary Boom was marked by complex novels steeped in magical realism and questions of nationalism, often with themes of surreal violence. In recent years, however, those revolutionary projects of the sixties and seventies have given way to quite a different narrative vision and ideology. Dubbed the new sentimentalism, this trend is now keenly elucidated in Love and Politics in the Contemporary Spanish American Novel. Offering a rich account of the rise of this new mode, as well as its political and cultural implications, Aníbal González delivers a close reading of novels by Miguel Barnet, Elena Poniatowska, Isabel Allende, Alfredo Bryce Echenique, Gabriel García Márquez, Antonio Skármeta, Luis Rafael Sánchez, and others. González proposes that new sentimental novels are inspired principally by a desire to heal the division, rancor, and fear produced by decades of social and political upheaval. Valuing pop culture above the avant-garde, such works also tend to celebrate agape—the love of one's neighbor—while denouncing the negative effects of passion (eros). Illuminating these and other aspects of post-Boom prose, Love and Politics in the Contemporary Spanish American Novel takes a fresh look at contemporary works.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Ebook Library

Author : Gabriel Garcia Marquez
ISBN : 9780241969052
Genre : Fiction
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Own fifteen of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's beloved books as ebooks, in the first Penguin Marquez ebook library. Includes: Memories of My Melancholy Whores Love in the Time of Cholera One Hundred Years of Solitude The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor Chronicle of a Death Foretold The Autumn of the Patriarch Strange Pilgrims News of a Kidnapping The General in His Labyrinth No One Writes to the Colonel Of Love and Other Demons Collected Stories Leaf Storm Living to Tell the Tale

A Companion To Gabriel Garc A M Rquez

Author : Raymond L. Williams
ISBN : 9781855661912
Genre : Literary Criticism
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One of the major Latin American writers of the twentieth century.

The Cambridge Introduction To Gabriel Garc A M Rquez

Author : Gerald Martin
ISBN : 9780521895613
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A concise, comprehensive and original introduction to the fiction and journalism of Gabriel García Márquez.

Gabriel Garc A M Rquez

Author : Jay Corwin
ISBN : 9781137513380
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This Readers Guide offers a lively and accessible introduction to the essential criticism surrounding the fiction of Gabriel García Márquez. Jay Corwin explores major critical responses to Márquez's key works, from early and short fiction, to One Hundred Years of Solitude, through to Of Love and Other Demons.

Gabriel Garc A M Rquez In Retrospect

Author : Gene H. Bell-Villada
ISBN : 9781498533393
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Retrospect provides a multifaceted, backward glance at García Márquez and his output as a writer. The essays examine his cultural background and influence, take a close look at One Hundred Years of Solitude as well as at several of his later works, and consider his relationship to film and theater.

Collected Stories

Author : Gabriel Garcia Marquez
ISBN : 9780141917450
Genre : Fiction
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Collected Stories brings together many of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's spellbinding short stories, each brimming with a blend of the surreal, the magical, and the everyday that Nobel-Prize-winner and author of One Hundred Years of Solitude Marquez is known for. Sweeping through crumbling towns, travelling fairs and windswept ports, Gabriel Garcia Marquez introduces a host of extraordinary characters and communities in his mesmerizing tales of everyday life: smugglers, bagpipers, the President and Pope at the funeral of Macondo's revered matriarch; a every old angel with enormous wings, stranded in a young couple's back garden; a town plagued by dying birds that fall from the sky and an awestruck village captivated by a beautiful drowned sailor. Teeming with the magical oddities for which his novels are loved, Marquez's stories are a delight. 'These stories abound with love affairs, ruined beauty, and magical women. It is essence of Marquez' Guardian 'Of all the living authors known to me, only one is undoubtedly touched by genius: Gabriel Garcia Marquez' Sunday Telegraph 'It becomes more and more fun to read. It shows what "fabulous" really means' Time Out

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