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One Hundred Years of Solitude (Cien Anos de Soledad)

Published in 1967, One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez tells the story of several generations of the Buenadia family in the fictional Columbian town of Macondo. Using mystical events alongside portrayals of everyday life in Columbia, Marquez brings the genre of “magical realism” to new heights.

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • PQ8180.17 .A73

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  • Bloom, Harold (ed.). Gabriel García Márquez. 1999

                           Call Number: PQ8180.17.A73 Z6734 1999

  • Mellon, Joan. One hundred years of solitude. 2000.

                           Call Number: PQ8180.17.A73 Z76 2000

  • Mellen, Joan. Magic Realism. 2000.

                          Call Number: PN56.M24 M4 2000

  • McMurray, George R. (comp.). Critical essays on Gabriel García Márquez. 1987.

                          Call Number: PQ8180.17.A73 Z653 1987

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

  • Garcia Marquez, Gabriel
  • Garcia Marquez, Gabriel – Criticism and interpretation
  • One hundred years of solitude

Reference Materials

  • Contemporary Literary Criticism Call Number: REF PN771 .C59

o   Vol. 2, pg. 148-50

o   Vol. 3, pg. 179-83

o   Vol. 8, pg. 230, 232-33

o   Vol. 10, pg. 214-17

o   Vol. 15, pg 254

o   Vol. 27, pg. 147-55

o   Vol. 47, pg. 143-44, 146-51, 153-54

o   Vol. 55, pg. 134, 136, 138-39, 144-47

o   Vol. 68, pg. 139-168

o   Vol. 170, pg. 140-45, 154-56, 175-76, 187-89, 193-94, 228-30, 242-48

  • Critical Survey of Long FictionCall Number: REF PN3321 .C75 2000

o   Vol. 3, pg. 1208-09

o   Vol. 8, pg. 3707

  • Literature and Its TimesCall Number: REF PN50 .L574 1997

o   Vol. 2, pg. 268-74

  • Literature of Developing Nations for StudentsCall Number: REF PN3326 .L58 2000

o   Vol. 2, pg. 159-201

  • Masterplots (Revised Second Edition)Call Number: REF PN44 .M33 1996

o   Vol. 1, pg. 446-49

  • Novels for StudentsCall Number: REF PN44 .N937

o   Vol. 5, pg. 254-80

  • World Literature and Its TimesCall Number: REF PN50 .M625

o   Vol. 1, pg. 399-409

Research Databases

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  • Academic Search Complete
  • Literature Resources from Gale
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega

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