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Gabriel García Márquez: Gatekeepers and Prise de Position

William Marling

in Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190274146
eISBN:
9780190274177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274146.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

García Márquez’ career, read through the lens of Bourdieu’s analysis of Gustave Flaubert, shows us how patrons, cohorts, friends, agents, and translators can nudge a writer into position economically ... More


Orientalism and the Narration of Violence in the Mediterranean Atlantic: Gabriel García Márquez and Elias Khoury

Christina E. Civantos

in The Global South Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277872
eISBN:
9780823280490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277872.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This essay analyzes how Gabriel García Márquez’s 1981 novella Crónica de una muerte anunciada (Chronicle of a Death Foretold), which narrates a small town honor-killing involving a Levantine Arab ... More


Gabriel García Márquez, The Autumn of the Patriarch

Annabel Patterson

in The International Novel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300198003
eISBN:
9780300210408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198003.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of Gabriel García Márquez's novel The Autumn of the Patriarch, which is an account on the life of a Caribbean dictator. The novel insists that we reexamine the concepts ... More


Gabriel García Márquez’s: The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor

Miles Corwin

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor, by Gabriel García Márquez. First published as a book in 1970, The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor is an account of the tragedy that befell ... More


“Literary Influences”

Gabriel García Márquez

in The Dixie Limited: Writers on William Faulkner and His Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496803382
eISBN:
9781496806789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496803382.003.0034
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents an interview with Gabriel García Márquez, who talks about his literary influences, including William Faulkner. García Márquez cites Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis as the ... More


Magically Flying With Toni Morrison: Mexico, Gabriel García Márquez, Song of Solomon, and Sula

Davíd Carrasco

in Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460193
eISBN:
9781626740419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460193.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this essay Davíd Carrasco wants to reflect on two religious dimensions in Morrison’s language of catching, of doing and of togetherness. He presents a hybrid essay mixing fragments from journals ... More


/Subjunctive America: Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon and Gabriel García Márquez's Love in the Time of Cholera

Adam Lifshey

in Specters of Conquest: Indigenous Absence in Transatlantic Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232383
eISBN:
9780823241187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232383.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Mason is an astronomer, Dixon a surveyor, and their paired scientific skills allow them to score with mathematical precision an eerily straight border that begins south of Philadelphia and scrolls ... More


On the Tragedies and Comedies of the New World Faulkner

George B. Handley

in Global Faulkner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732115
eISBN:
9781604733549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732115.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that the global Faulkner calls for a new kind of reader who abandons the regional and national models of literature and instead probes Faulkner’s relevance to New World cultures. ... More


The Macondoization of the World

Noah J. Toly

in The Gardeners' Dirty Hands: Environmental Politics and Christian Ethics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190249427
eISBN:
9780190249441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249427.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that globalization has made possible both environmental catastrophe, as symbolized by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and attempts to grasp and manage ... More


“History, Rooted in the Present”

Carlos Fuentes

in The Dixie Limited: Writers on William Faulkner and His Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496803382
eISBN:
9781496806789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496803382.003.0041
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this chapter, the author reflects on how history, in William Faulkner's novels, is rooted in the present, “where we can all come together in remembrance and desire.” The author recalls the dinner ... More


Uncommon Grounds: The Representation of History in , , and

Jeffrey Lawrence

in Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690205
eISBN:
9780190690236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690205.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter turns from a historical account of the development of the US literature of experience and the Latin American literature of reading to a textual analysis of the US and Latin American ... More


Introduction

Annabel Patterson

in The International Novel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300198003
eISBN:
9780300210408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198003.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines nationalism and internationalism in today's world through the lens of fiction by focusing on an extremely diverse set of novels from different countries. Writing from the ... More


Conclusion: Return to Macondo

Ericka Beckman

in Capital Fictions: The Literature of Latin America's Export Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679195
eISBN:
9781452948317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679195.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents Gabriel García Márquez’s novel, Cienaños de soledad (One Hundred Years of Solitude [1967]), to discuss the revival of nineteenth-century fictions that promoted capitalism. The ... More


Irrevocable Loss

Alphonso Lingis

in Irrevocable: A Philosophy of Mortality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226556765
eISBN:
9780226557090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557090.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In the face of irrevocable loss, when work can have no effect, when performance has become absurd in the absence of lover or witness, we may find that our life continues in rituals. What do these ... More


Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s

William Marling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190274146
eISBN:
9780190274177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274146.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The emergence of “World Literature” in the 1960s owes to a set of gatekeepers—agents, partners, friends, coteries, translators, patrons, small presses, and reviewers—who cooperated and collaborated ... More


Introduction

M. Thomas Inge (ed.)

in The Dixie Limited: Writers on William Faulkner and His Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496803382
eISBN:
9781496806789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496803382.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book examines what William Faulkner has meant to his fellow writers both in the United States and abroad. Few modern authors, except perhaps James Joyce, have had so profound an influence ... More


Global Faulkner

Annette Trefzer and Ann J. Abadie (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732115
eISBN:
9781604733549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732115.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Today, debates about globalization raise both hopes and fears. But what about during William Faulkner’s time? Was Faulkner aware of worldwide cultural, historical, and economic developments? Just how ... More


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