How a literary work becomes a classic: The case of One Hundred Years of Solitude

April 25, 2014 in Sociología Internacional, Trabajos de Investigación by Alvaro Santana Acuña

García Marquez

Due to the passing of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the American Journal of Cultural Sociology offers Open Access to Alvaro Santana-Acuña’s article on how “One Hundred Years of Solitude” became a literary classic. The article is published in the current issue (February 2014).

In 2011, this article won the Edward Shils-James Coleman Memorial Award and received the Honorable Mention for the Richard A. Peterson Prize, both from the American Sociological Association.

The article presents the preliminary results of a book in progress.