Free course: "Gabriel García Márquez between power, history and love"

Free course:

At course "Gabriel García Márquez between power, history and love", we can identify the narrative contributions of the Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez to universal literature through the study of three of the author's great obsessions: power, history and love.

We will have the opportunity to enjoy reading the following works: "The incredible and sad story of the candid Eréndira and her heartless grandmother" (1972), "The Autumn of the Patriarch" (1975), "Chronicle of a Death Foretold" ( 1981), "Love in the time of cholera" (1985), "The general in his labyrinth" (1989) and "Of love and other demons" (1994).

By studying these works chronologically published after One Hundred Years of Solitude (1963), we will be able to recognize the narrative evolution of García Márquez.

Additionally, you will have the opportunity to delve into different topics such as: the dictator's novel, the particularities of the new historical novel, the author's literary influences, the theme of old age, among others.

Finally, by delving into the narrative universe of García Márquez after Macondo, we will be seduced by the richness of his language and we will understand why this writer is considered one of the great literary geniuses of all time.

Through the study of these works you:

  1. You will value the work of Gabriel García Márquez
  2. You will appreciate the way it evolves
  3. You will develop the ability to relate their different works
  4. You will identify some of the central elements of his work

This course is aimed at people who enjoy literature and do not require any prior knowledge.

If you want to know more about the works prior to these, such as "The leaf litter" (1955), "The colonel has no one to write to him" (1961), "The bad hour" (1962), "The funeral of Big Mom" ​​(1962 ) and «One Hundred Years of Solitude» (1967) we recommend you do the first course «Read Macondo: the work of Gabriel García Márquez» which you can access here.

Here you can access the course "Gabriel García Márquez between power, history and love".

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