"One Hundred Years of Solitude"
A review of the validity of the history found in "One Hundred Years of Solitude," written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
# 97708 | 1,500 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 |
Published on Aug 30, 2007 in English (Analysis) , History (Latin America) , Latin-American Studies (General) , Literature (General)
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This paper introduces, discusses and analyzes the novel, "One Hundred Years of Solitude," written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Specifically, it discusses how well the novel summarizes Latin American history from the era of the explorers to the recent present. The paper reviews the history depicted in the book and concludes that the novel is a good overview of Latin American history, particularly the history of Columbia.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Keen, Benjamin, ed. Latin American Civilization: History and Society, 1492 to the Present. 7th ed. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2000.
- Kirkpatrick, F. A. Latin America: A Brief History. New York: Macmillan, 1939.
- Marquez, Gabriel Garcia. One Hundred Years of Solitude. New York: Harper Perennial, 1970.
Cite this Book Review:
"One Hundred Years of Solitude" (2007, August 30) Retrieved May 11, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/one-hundred-years-of-solitude-97708/
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