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Mario Vargas Llosa, Josef Skvorecky

Author: Johnny Payne; Steve Horowitz; James Grove
Publisher: Normal, Ill. : Review of contemporary fiction, 1997.
Series: Review of contemporary fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Named Person: Mario Vargas Llosa; Josef Škvorecký; Josef Škvorecký; Mario Vargas Llosa
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johnny Payne; Steve Horowitz; James Grove
ISBN: 1564781534 9781564781536
OCLC Number: 36898748
Notes: Cover title.
Description: 220 pages : portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : chased by life, politics, demons : flying to fiction / Dane Johnson --
Demons and lies : motivation and form in Mario Vargas Llosa / Luis Rebaza-Soraluz --
The trumpet of Deyá / Mario Vargas Lloas [i.e. Llosa] --
A bullfight in the Andes / Mario Vargas Llosa --
Captain Pantoja and the special service : a transitional novel / Efraín Kristal --
Outside looking in : Aunt Julia and Vargas Llosa / Elizabeth Dipple --
Out of failure comes success : autobiography and testimony in A Fish in the water ; A Mario Vargas Llosa checklist / Alex Zisman --
Introduction : the bittersweet vision of Josef Skvorecky and a selected bibliography of works by and about him / Steve Horowitz --
The last decade : an interview with Josef Skvorecky / Sam Solecki --
Three bachelors in a fiery furnace, a short story ; Authors, critics, reviewers, a lecture ; Keynote address on eastern European literature in transition / Josef Skvorecky --
A genial gossipmonger / Lubomir Doruzka --
The cowards : Josef Skvorecky and his contributions to Czech humorist literature / Mila Sakova-Pierce --
This thing, The bass saxophone, is anything but ordinary / Josef Jarab --
The engineer of human souls : Skvorecky's comic vision / Edward Galligan --
Place and placelessness in Josef Skvorecky's Dvorak in Love / James Grove --
American themes in Skvorecky's work : The bride from Texas / Helena Kosek --
Josef Skvorecky's variation on American themes : The bride from Texas / Maria Nemcova Banerjee --
A Josef Skvorecky checklist / Robert L. McLaughlin --
The culture of everyday venality, or, A life in the book industry / Margeret [sic] Wehr.
Series Title: Review of contemporary fiction.
Responsibility: Guest editors, Johnny Payne (Vargas Llosa), Steve Horowitz (Skvorecky), James Grove (assistant editor, Skvorecky).

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