Carlos Fuentes | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Peter Canby

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Carlos Fuentes.
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Critical Review by Peter Canby

SOURCE: "Betrayed by the Revolution," in New York Times Book Review, August 11, 1996, p. 14.

In the following review, Canby provides a mixed assessment of A New Time for Mexico.

Carlos Fuentes is many things: a diplomat and self-described "transopolitan" who wears Savile Row suits and didn't live in Mexico until he was 16; a "leftist" who was banned from entry into the United States under the McCarran-Walter Act during the 1960's but who, inside Mexico, is regularly derided for his gringo mentality; an accomplished novelist who is perennially nominated for the Nobel Prize; and, finally, an interpreter of Mexico to the United States and of the United States to Mexico. A New Time for Mexico, Mr. Fuentes's latest collection of essays, reveals the author in interpreter mode, and even though it contains several chapters...

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