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Vargas Llosa and Latin American politics

Author: Juan E De Castro; Nicholas Birns
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Written from diverse perspectives, the eleven essays that make up this book portray the Peruvian novelist not only as one of the most celebrated writers, but also as a central influence on the region's political evolution. This book studies the fiction and journalism of Vargas Llosa in the context of his political thought.--[book cover].
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Mario Vargas Llosa; Mario Vargas Llosa; Mario Vargas Llosa; Mario Vargas Llosa; Mario Vargas Llosa; Mario Vargas Llosa; Mario Vargas Llosa
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan E De Castro; Nicholas Birns
ISBN: 9780230105294 0230105297 9781137270924 1137270926
OCLC Number: 567165965
Description: xi, 235 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Mr. Vargas Llosa goes to Washington / Juan E. De Castro --
The wars of an old-fashioned (neoliberal) gentleman / Fabiola Escárzaga --
Let's make owners and entrepreneurs: glimpses of free marketeers in Vargas Llosa's novels / Jean O'Bryan Knight --
Appropriation in the backlands: is Mario Vargas Llosa at war with Euclides da Cunha? / Nicholas Birns --
Mario Vargas Llosa, the fabulist of queer cleansing / Paul Allatson --
Going native: anti-indigenism in Vargas Llosa's The storyteller and Death in the Andes / Ignacio López-Calvo --
The recovered childhood: utopian liberalism and mercantilism of the skin in A fish in the water / Sergio Franco --
Sex, politics and high art: Vargas Llosa's long road to The feast of the goat / Gene H. Bell-Villada --
Humanism and criticism: The presence of French culture in Vargas Llosa's utopia / Roland Forgues --
Vargas Llosa's self-definition as 'the man who writes and thinks' / Sabine Köllmann --
Vargas Llosa and the history of ideas: avatars of a dictionary / Wilfrido H. Corral.
Responsibility: edited by Juan E. De Castro and Nicholas Birns.
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