Peek into the real work behind Magic Realism

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Get your Gabo on: Gabriel Garcia Marquez archive opens at University of Texas’ Ransom Center

The Ransom Center at the University of Texas has opened Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s archive to researchers. The archive includes 75 boxes of manuscripts and drafts, research material, screenplays and notebooks. There is also plenty of ephemera, including newspaper clippings, 22 scrapbooks and 43 photo albums. Additional digital materials are to be added later.

Garcia Marquez, who was born in Columbia and lived for many years in Mexico, was awarded the 1982 Nobel Prize in literature. He was known as the leading author of magical realism for his novels “100 Years of Solitude,” “The General in His Labyrinth,” “Love in the Time of Cholera,” “The Autumn of the Patriarch” and more.

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~ by eneryvibes on 1,October 31, 2015.

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