Skip to 0 minutes and 30 seconds“I feel a great predilection towards power and it is not a secret predilection”.
Skip to 0 minutes and 37 seconds“If I had known that my son will become the president of the republic, I would have sent him to school”. “For they had lived together long enough to know that love was always love, anytime and anyplace, but it was more solid the closer it came to death”. Did you know that Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been considered one of the most important writers of the 20th century? Or did you know that Gabriel Garcia Marquez is one of the most read writers in Spanish language and that he has been considered the most important writer after Cervantes? Did you know that some of his novels and short stories were translated into more than 35 languages?
Skip to 1 minute and 16 seconds If you want to know more about the fascination generated by this author and his impact on Latin American and World Literature in general, this course is for you.
Skip to 1 minute and 35 secondsIn this course titled “Gabriel Garcia Marquez: power, history and love” you will dentify the author’s narrative contributions, but first and foremost, you will intensely enjoy reading six of Garcia Marquez’ novels published after One Hundred years of Solitude: “The Incredible and Sad Tale of Innocent Erendira and her Heartless Grandmother”, The Autumn of the Patriarch, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Love in the Time of Cholera, The General in his Labyrinth and Of Love and Other Demons, these novels will be addressed chronologically, so that you can learn how to relate them and simultaneously, you can appreciate how the literary work of the author evolves.
Skip to 2 minutes and 14 seconds In this course, we will emphasize many topics revolving around the author’s literary work, but we will focus on three of his biggest obsessions: power, history and love. Throughout these three subjects, which are absolutely fascinating within themselves, we will emphasize each and every one of the novels and short stories’ features that we will study and we will be able to identify links between them. You will gain access to the contributions done by a group of professors who are expert on the subject, which will help you have a better understanding of the novels. Additionally, you will complete a series of interesting activities that will help you engage contact with the other course mates.
Skip to 2 minutes and 52 seconds Remember, this course is directed to people who enjoy literature and does not require previous knowledge, it only requires your interest and passion for Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ world. Treat yourself by taking this course, it will sure be a meaningful experience. Register yourself now and discover why Gabriel Garcia Marquez is considered one of the greatest literary geniuses of all time.