Gabriel García Márquez and the Cinema: Life and Works

Gabriel García Márquez and the Cinema: Life and Works

Alessandro Rocco


"A particular and certainly critical addition to the severe literature on a author of worldwide importance." Gerald Martin, writer of [i]Gabriel García Márquez: A existence faraway from being an occasional occupation, García Márquez's movie paintings types an intrinsic a part of his total aesthetic and literary poetics.

The book's fundamental target is to give an in depth examine of García Márquez's wide-ranging filmography, which hasn't ever acquired a finished, systematic research. Rocco argues that it may be recognized as an essential component of the author's narrative output, and taken into the mainstream of reviews pertaining to his literary job.

The first a part of the booklet reconstructs the trajectory of García Márquez's profession in cinema and his connections with the area of movie.

The moment half appears in any respect his screenplays on which genuine motion pictures were dependent. those are tested chronologically, but additionally analysed in keeping with thematic and aesthetic issues and put when it comes to the novels and brief tales with which they're 'twinned'.

Alessandro Rocco is Researcher in Latin American Literature and tradition on the collage of Bari, Italy convey much less

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