Love in the Time of Cholera

novel of the same name1985 novel ''Love in the Time of Cholerabook
Love in the Time of Cholera (El amor en los tiempos del cólera) is a novel by Colombian Nobel prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez.wikipedia
89 Related Articles

Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel Garcia MarquezGarcía MárquezGabriel García Marquez
Love in the Time of Cholera (El amor en los tiempos del cólera) is a novel by Colombian Nobel prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez.
García Márquez started as a journalist, and wrote many acclaimed non-fiction works and short stories, but is best known for his novels, such as One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967), The Autumn of the Patriarch (1975), and Love in the Time of Cholera (1985).

Love in the Time of Cholera (film)

Love in the Time of Cholera2007 movie adaptationEl amor en los tiempos del cólera
Alfred A. Knopf published an English translation in 1988, and an English-language movie adaptation was released in 2007.
Based on the novel Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez, it tells the story of a love triangle between Fermina Daza (played by Giovanna Mezzogiorno) and her two suitors, Florentino Ariza (Javier Bardem) and Doctor Juvenal Urbino (Benjamin Bratt) which spans 50 years, from 1880 to 1930.

Rafael Núñez (politician)

Rafael NúñezRafael NuñezRafael Núñez Moledo
Núñez is mentioned in Gabriel García Márquez's 1985 novel, Love in the Time of Cholera (Amor en los tiempos del cólera).

Cartagena, Colombia

CartagenaCartagena de IndiasCarthagena
Filming started in Cartagena, Colombia, during September 2006.

Thomas Pynchon

PynchonPynchonesquePynchonian
In April 1988, Pynchon contributed an extensive review of Gabriel García Márquez's novel Love in the Time of Cholera to The New York Times, under the title "The Heart's Eternal Vow".

Colombia

COLRepublic of ColombiaColombian
Love in the Time of Cholera (El amor en los tiempos del cólera) is a novel by Colombian Nobel prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez.

Spanish language

SpanishSpanish-languageCastilian
The novel was first published in Spanish in 1985.

Alfred A. Knopf

KnopfAlfred A. Knopf, Inc.Knopf Books for Young Readers
Alfred A. Knopf published an English translation in 1988, and an English-language movie adaptation was released in 2007.

English language

EnglishEnglish-languageen
Alfred A. Knopf published an English translation in 1988, and an English-language movie adaptation was released in 2007.

Cholera

Asiatic choleracholera epidemicA cholera epidemic breaks out
He is committed to the eradication of cholera and to the promotion of public works. García Márquez's main notion is that lovesickness is literally an illness, a disease comparable to cholera.

Rationality

rationalrational thoughtrational thinking
He is a rational man whose life is organized precisely and who greatly values his importance and reputation in society.

Modernization theory

modernizationmodernisationmodernize
He is a herald of progress and modernization.

Photographer

photographersphotographyfreelance photographer

Chess

Barranquilla

Barranquilla, ColombiaBaranquillaSavanilla
On his own initiative, García Márquez persuaded singer Shakira, who is from the nearby city of Barranquilla, to provide two songs for the film.

Gullibility

suckergulliblebelief
This is manifested by Ariza's excessively romantic attitude toward life, and his gullibility in trying to retrieve the sunken treasure of a shipwreck.

Shipwreck

shipwreckswreckwrecked
This is manifested by Ariza's excessively romantic attitude toward life, and his gullibility in trying to retrieve the sunken treasure of a shipwreck.

Vladimir Nabokov

NabokovVladimir Vladimirovich NabokovNabokovian
Critic Keith Booker compares Ariza's position to that of Humbert Humbert in Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita, saying that just as Humbert is able to charm the reader into sympathizing with his situation, even though he is a "pervert, a rapist, and a murderer," Ariza is able to garner the reader's sympathy, even though the reader is reminded repeatedly of his more sinister exploits.

Lolita

Humbert HumbertDolores Hazenovel of the same name
Critic Keith Booker compares Ariza's position to that of Humbert Humbert in Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita, saying that just as Humbert is able to charm the reader into sympathizing with his situation, even though he is a "pervert, a rapist, and a murderer," Ariza is able to garner the reader's sympathy, even though the reader is reminded repeatedly of his more sinister exploits.

Lovesickness

lovesickheartachelove sickness
García Márquez's main notion is that lovesickness is literally an illness, a disease comparable to cholera.