John King, one of the most lucid and knowledgeable critics of Latin American literature, explores the significance of Plural . Edited by Octavio Paz, the journal played a transformative role in ushering modern culture into the Spanish language.King's book is indispensable. - Mario Vargas Llosa, author of Conversation in the Cathedral "John King has done with Plural what he did so brilliantly with Argentina's Sur : this is a superb critical analysis, a treasure trove of insights and new information from the leading expert in the field." - Edwin Williamson, King Alfonso XIII Professor of Spanish, University of Oxford
The Role of Mexico's Plural in Latin American Literary and Political Culture: From Tlatelolco to the ''Philanthropic Ogre''by J. King
In this book, the Mexican magazine Plural (1971-1976) provides a privileged vantage point from which to assess the developments that transformed Mexican and Latin American literary and political culture in the 1970s.
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John King is Professor, School of Comparative American Studies, University of Warwick.
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