Gabriel García Márquez | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Elizabeth A. Spiller

This literature criticism consists of approximately 30 pages of analysis & critique of Gabriel Garca Mrquez.
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Critical Essay by Elizabeth A. Spiller

SOURCE: Spiller, Elizabeth A. “‘Searching for the Route of Inventions’: Retracing the Renaissance Discovery Narrative in Gabriel García Márquez.” CLIO 28, no. 4 (summer 1999): 375-98.

In the following essay, Spiller examines the “mythic and historical” aspects of One Hundred Years of Solitude, arguing that the novel “emerges out of a Renaissance genre which used myth to create what then became history while it also transformed existing history into a form of myth.”

If, as Harold Bloom suggests, One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967) is a “supreme fiction,” it achieves that status as it reformulates early modern narratives of self-discovery and dominion.1 García Márquez signals his intention of rewriting...

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