Elena Poniatowska | Criticism

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SOURCE: A review of Todo México, in World Literature Today, Vol. 66, No 2, Spring, 1992, p. 318.

In the following review, McMurray rates his interest level in the various interviews that make up Todo México.

Elena Poniatowska (see WLT 66:1, p. 76) began her career as a journalist and achieved success with her interviews of internationally known celebrities. Todo México reproduces nine lengthy conversations which, in their entirety, not only convey considerable information about the interviewees but also reveal Poniatowska's skill as a journalist. The following personalities are portrayed in this first of a series of volumes: Luis Barragán, the prominent Mexican architect; Luis Buñuel; Manuel Benítez, better known as El Cordobés, the Spanish bullfighter; Jorge Luis Borges; María Félix; Gabriel García Márquez; Yolanda Montes, known as Tongolele, a cabaret dancer; Rodolfo Guzmán, alias El Santo, a Mexican wrestler; and Lola...

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