Vargas Llosa and Latin American Politics

Vargas Llosa and Latin American Politics


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137270924
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 09/11/2012
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 235
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Juan E. De Castro is an associate professor of Literature at Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts. He is author of Mestizo Nations: Culture, Race, and Conformity in Latin American Literature (2002).

Table of Contents

Introduction; J.E.De Castro & N.Birns PART I: MARIO VARGAS LLOSA AND THE NEOLIBERAL Mr. Vargas Llosa Goes to Washington; J.E.De Castro The Wars of an Old-Fashioned (Neoliberal) Gentleman; F.Escárzaga Let's Make Owners and Entrepreneurs: Glimpses of Freemarketeers in Vargas Llosa's Novels; J.O'Bryan Knight PART II: THE WRITINGS OF THE 1980S AND 1990S Appropriation in the Backlands: Is Mario Vargas Llosa at War with Euclides da Cunha?; N.Birns Mario Vargas Llosa, Fabulist of Queer Cleansing; P.Allatson Going Native: Anti-Indigenism in Vargas Llosa's The Storyteller and Death in the Andes; I.López-Calvo The Recovered Childhood: Utopian Liberalism and Mercantilism of the Skin ina Fish in the Water; S.R.Franco PART III: MARIO VARGAS LLOSA IN THE 21ST CENTURY Sex, Politics and High Art: Vargas Llosa's Long Road to the Feast of the Goat; G.Bell-Villada Humanism and Criticism: The Presence of French Culture in Vargas Llosa's Utopia; R.Forgues PART IV: MARIO VARGAS LLOSA, MAN OF LETTERS Mario Vargas Llosa's Self-definition as 'the Man Who Writes and Thinks'; S.Köllmann Vargas Llosa and the History of Ideas: Avatars of a Dictionary; W.H.Corral

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