Carlos Fuentes | Literature Criticism Interview by Carlos Fuentes with John P. Dwyer

This literature criticism consists of approximately 10 pages of analysis & critique of Carlos Fuentes.
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Interview by Carlos Fuentes with John P. Dwyer

SOURCE: "Conversation with a Blue Novelist," in Review, No. 12, Fall, 1974, pp. 54-8.

In the following interview, Fuentes discusses his approach to writing, Latin American writers and literature, and his place in Latin American literature.

[Dwyer:] On what project are you working now?

[Fuentes:] It's an enormous novel, over seven hundred pages. I guess one might call it a Medusa of a thousand heads. I hope to be finishing it within a month.

Would you dare to telescope all those pages into a brief outline?

Look, I'll try. I guess that everyone, at least once, has asked himself what he would do if he had his life to live over. Well, what I do in this book is bring the question to the level of an entire civilization, the civilization of Spain and Latin America...

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