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Title: Gabriel Jose Garcia Marquez


1
Gabriel Jose Garcia Marquez
  • Alison Culp
  • Jennifer Popich
  • Anne Wilson

2
Biography
  • Born in Aracataca, Columbia on March 6 1928
  • Lived with his Grandparents until he was 8 years
    old
  • Graduated from a private Jesuit high school in
    1946
  • In 1947 Marquez enrolled in law school at the
    National University in Bogotá

Obtained from Modern Word
3
Biography
  • On April 9 1948 Jorge Eliecer Gaitan was
    assassinated which started a bloody upheaval,
    while Marquez was studying law
  • This caused the National University to be closed
    because of the La Violencia, a civil war between
    the conservatives and the liberals

4
Biography
  • Marquez left Bogotá and resumed his study of law
    at the University of Cartagena
  • While studying he discovered his PASSION for
    writing
  • He moved to the city of Barranquilla to work at
    the El Heraldo and joined a group of passionate
    writers
  • 1954 accepted a position as a reporter at the El
    Espectador
  • In 1955 Marquez published his first short story,
    Monologue of Isabel Watching It Rain in
    Malacondo and his first novel Leaf Storm

5
Biography
  • Marquez began writing The Story of a Shipwrecked
    Sailor in 1955, which was in 14 installments of
    the El Espectador
  • The Columbian government shut down the newspaper,
    El Espectador.
  • So Marquez remained in Europe where he wrote No
    One Writes to the Colonel

6
Biography
  • In 1957 Marquez returned from Europe and began
    working as a journalist in Caracas
  • Two years later, after Fidel Castros revolution
    in Cuba, Marquez joined the Cuban governments
    news agency, Prensa Latina.

7
Biography
  • 1961 Marquez resigned his position, and moved
    with his wife and son to Mexico City
  • Within the first year, he had 3 books published
    No One Writes to the Colonel, In Evil Hour, and
    Big Mamas Funeral.

8
Biography
  • WRITERS BLOCK!!!!
  • Marquez receives a VISION
  • This was the magical moment of Macondo, which
    ultimately lead to the creation of ONE HUNDRED
    YEARS OF SOLITUDE.

9
  • Moved to Spain because of his increased income
    from his recent masterpiece
  • In 1975, Marquez vowed to never write fiction
    until the overthrow of Chiles chief of state,
    Pinochet
  • Finally left Spain in 1975

10
Biography
  • Founded the Left-Wing news magazine, Alternativa,
    with hopes of inducing social change in Latin
    America
  • His newspaper columns were extremely popular
    throughout Latin America
  • In 1986 Marquez revealed in documentary
    Chlandestine in Chile. The Adventures of Miguel
    Littlin.

11
Biography
  • Since the late 1970s has maintained residences
    in Mexico and Columbia
  • In 1999, Marquez was diagnosed with Lymphatic
    Cancer
  • Exiled himself to his house to write his memoirs
    which was released in 2003
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