Magic Realism and Gabriel García Márquez

Discover the literary universe of Magic Realism! Explore the characters and setting of wonderful short stories by Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez.

This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to ensure they have an email, a reliable internet connection, microphone/speakers and access to a tablet, smartphone or computer.


  • Welcome to Macondo! - Introduction to Gabriel García Márquez, his work, and Magic Realism
  • Class debate and conversation about Short Story #1 - characters and storyline
  • Class debate and conversation about Short Story #2 - hypothesis and alternative ending to the story
  • Create your own short story rooted in your idea of Magic Realism


By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Work together in a workshop-style class to gain a greater understanding of Magic Realism, as well as the life and literary work of Gabriel García Márquez.
  2. Spark your curiosity to further expand your research to other famous Spanish Speaking writers.

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