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Byk, John. "From Fact to Fiction: Gabnel Garcia Marquez and the Short Story," in Mid-American Review, Vol VI.No. 2,1986, pp. 111-16

Discusses the progression of Garcia Marquez's short stones from his early, traditional style, to his later, fully developed style of magical realism.

The Cambridge History of Latin America, Volume III, edited by Leslie Bethel, Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Covers the history of Latin America since 1930 from a political and economic perspective.

Epstein, Joseph "How Good is Gabriel Garcia Marquez?," in Commentary, May, 1983, pp. 59-65.

Epstein calls "The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World" "charming" and admires the writer's considerable talent for making readers see things in novel ways

Levitt, Morton P "From Realism to Magic Realism: The Meticulous Modernist Fictions of Garcia Marquez," in Gabriel Garcia Marquez, edited by Harold Bloom, Chelsea House, 1989, pp. 227-42.

Levitt discusses magic realism as a literary technique, provides examples of it in...

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