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On the Carnivalesque in Magic Realism

Some argue that magical realism is inherently democratic and point to the carnival qualities of “100 Years of Solitude.” But carnival populism can push right as well as left.

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Marquez: How GOP Can Regain Its Soul

What has happened to the GOP is what happens to Col. Aureliano Buendia in “One Hundred Years of Solitude.” Fortunately, Garcia Marquez assures us there is a way back.

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“100 Years of Solitude” vs. United Fruit

In a battle between Garcia Marquez’s “100 Years of Solitude” and the corporate behemoth United Fruit, the novel ultimately won.

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