Gabriel García Márquez | Critical Essay by John S. Christie

This literature criticism consists of approximately 15 pages of analysis & critique of Gabriel Garca Mrquez.
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Critical Essay by John S. Christie

SOURCE: Christie, John S. “Fathers and Virgins: García Márquez's Faulknerian Chronicle of a Death Foretold.Latin American Literary Review 21, no. 41 (June 1993): 21-9.

In the following essay, Christie examines the work of William Faulkner in order to expound on García Márquez's various allusions in Chronicle of a Death Foretold.

It might seem risky to attempt to piece together a puzzle embedded in a novel's plot when so much critical focus celebrates that novel's fragmentation, its indecipherable artifice, and its purely textual, metafictional focus. Although, as is said of one of its characters, Chronicle of a Death Foretold tends “to conceal rather than reveal” its secrets, this in no way implies that answers to the novel's mysteries cannot be found...

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