Gabriel García Márquez | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by M. Keith Booker

This literature criticism consists of approximately 22 pages of analysis & critique of Gabriel Garca Mrquez.
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Critical Essay by M. Keith Booker

SOURCE: Booker, M. Keith. “The Dangers of Gullible Reading: Narrative as Seduction in García Márquez' Love in the Time of Cholera.Studies in Twentieth Century Literature 17, no. 2 (summer 1993): 181-95.

In the following essay, Booker asserts that Love in the Time of Cholera is a more complex book than most critical readings suggest and links the novel with Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary and Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita.

Initial critical reaction to Gabriel García Márquez' Love in the Time of Cholera has been positive, even rhapsodic, and most readers have found the book to be an uplifting affirmation of the human spirit, the author's kindest and gentlest work. Gene Bell-Villada is typical: even while...

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