One Hundred Years of Solitude

Discussion Prompts for Monthly Groups:

For November, pages 1-101

For December, pages 103-202

For January, pages 203-313

For February, pages 315-417


Discussion Prompts for Bi-Monthly Groups:

For December, pages 1-202

For February, pages 203-417


Analysis of the Novel:

For help with summary and characters:


Arango, Gustavo. “The Living Manuscript: the Reader as a Character in One Hundred Years of Solitude” (Included in Critical Insights: One Hundred Years of Solitude. Salem Press, 2010. Edited by Ilan Stavans). http://elblogdegustavoarango.blogspot.com/2017/02/the-living-manuscript-reader-as.html

Elie, Paul. “The Secret History of One Hundred Years of Solitude.” Vanity Fair, December 9, 2015. https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2015/12/gabriel-garcia-marquez-one-hundred-years-of-solitude-history.

García Márquez, Gabriel. “The solitude of Latin America” Nobel Lecture, 8 December, 1982. https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/literature/1982/marquez/lecture.

Gullon, Ricardo. “Gabriel Garcia Marquez & the Lost Art of Storytelling.” Diacritics, vol. 1, no. 1, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1971, pp. 27–32, https://doi.org/10.2307/464556

Santana-Acuña, Alvaro. “How One Hundred Years of Solitude Became a Classic.” The Atlantic,

Sickels, Amy. “One Hundred Years of Solitude: Cultural and Historical Contexts. (Included in Critical Insights: One Hundred Years of Solitude. Salem Press, 2010. Edited by Ilan Stavans, pages 19-34). One Hundred Years of Solitude: Cultural and Historical Contexts
Spiller, Elizabeth A. ‘”Searching for the route of inventions”: Retracing the Renaissance Discovery Narrative in Gabriel García Márquez.” (Included in Critical Insights: One Hundred Years of Solitude. Salem Press, 2010. Edited by Ilan Stavans).

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