Carlos Fuentes | Richard J. Callan

This literature criticism consists of approximately 14 pages of analysis & critique of Carlos Fuentes.
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Richard J. Callan

SOURCE: "The Jungian Basis of Carlos Fuentes' Aura," in Kentucky Romance Quarterly, Vol. XVIII, No. 1, 1971, pp. 65-75.

Master of the Short Story:

With Cantar de Ciegos [Song of the Blind], Fuentes keeps an old promise. He shows he is one of the few Latin American writers who have completely mastered the strict discipline of the short story. Fuentes' tales have a mystery, a morbid elegance, an aura of things forbidden, which his more literal and mechanized novels often lack. The short story lends itself perfectly to the sudden stroke, the brilliant pirouette which he cannot resist. It is sleight of hand, and Fuentes handles it as if he had invented it.

Joaquin Mortiz, "Morbid Elegance, " Atlas, Vol. 13, No. 1, January, 1967, pp. 58-9.

[Callan is an American critic and educator. In the following essay, he uses Jungian analysis to analyze the various symbols in Fuentes's novella...

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