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Gabriel García Márquez

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Gabriel García Márquez
García Márquez, 2002.
BornGabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez
6 Mairch 1927(1927-03-06)
Aracataca, Colombie
Dee'd17 Apryle 2014(2014-04-17) (aged 87)
Mexico Ceety, Mexico
EddicationUniversidad de Cartagena
GenreNovels, Short stories
Leeterar muivementLatin American Boom
Magic realism
Notable warksOne Hundred Years of Solitude
Autumn of the Patriarch
Love in the Time of Cholera
Notable awairdsNobel Prize in Leeteratur
SpooseMercedes Barcha Pardo
BairnsRodrigo García Barcha, Gonzalo García Barcha

Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez (Spaingie pronunciation: [ɡaˈβɾjel ɡaɾˈsia ˈmaɾkes]; 6 Mairch 1927 – 17 Aprile 2014)[6] wis a Colombie novelist, cutty-story writer, screenwriter an jurnalist, kent affectionately as Gabo throughoot Laitin Americae. Considerit ane o the maist significant authors o the 20t century, he wis awardit the 1972 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, then the 1982 Nobel Prize in Leeteratur.

Márquez deit in Mexico Ceety frae pneumonia. He wis 87 year auld.

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  1. [1]"The Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe"
  2. [2]" At the university in Bogotá, I started making new friends and acquaintances, who introduced me to contemporary writers. One night a friend lent me a book of short stories by Franz Kafka. I went back to the pension where I was staying and began to read The Metamorphosis. The first line almost knocked me off the bed."
  3. a b [3]"I had never read Joyce, so I started reading Ulysses. I read it in the only Spanish edition available. Since then, after having read Ulysses in English as well as a very good French translation, I can see that the original Spanish translation was very bad. But I did learn something that was to be very useful to me in my future writing—the technique of the interior monologue. I later found this in Virginia Woolf, and I like the way she uses it better than Joyce."
  4. [4]"I’m not sure whether I had already read Faulkner or not, but I know now that only a technique like Faulkner’s could have enabled me to write down what I was seeing. The atmosphere, the decadence, the heat in the village were roughly the same as what I had felt in Faulkner. It was a banana-plantation region inhabited by a lot of Americans from the fruit companies which gave it the same sort of atmosphere I had found in the writers of the Deep South. Critics have spoken of the literary influence of Faulkner, but I see it as a coincidence: I had simply found material that had to be dealt with in the same way that Faulkner had treated similar material."
  5. [5]" My influence had been Faulkner; now it was Hemingway."
  6. "Gabriel García Márquez Turns 80" (in Inglis). BBC News. 6 Mairch 2007. Retrieved 30 Mairch 2008. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)