Chronicles of death foretold

Jeremy Tambling

in On Anachronism

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print July 2010 | ISBN: 9780719082443
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781703168 | DOI:
Chronicles of death foretold

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This chapter examines two plays, King Lear and All's Well that Ends Well, in relation to García Márquez's Sonnet 106. It first looks at archival anachrony in Márquez's Chronicle of a Death Foretold and studies some of the novel's chapters. Finally, it identifies the characters who are anachronistic in King Lear and the chronicle of a foretold death in All's Well that Ends Well.

Keywords: King Lear; All's Well that Ends Well; Sonnet 106; archival anachrony; foretold death; anachronistic characters; Chronicle of a Death Foretold; García Márquez

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Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies

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