Mario Vargas Llosa | Critical Essay by Luis Rebaza-Soraluz

This literature criticism consists of approximately 9 pages of analysis & critique of Mario Vargas Llosa.
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Critical Essay by Luis Rebaza-Soraluz

SOURCE: Rebaza-Soraluz, Luis. “Out of Failure Comes Success: Autobiography and Testimony in A Fish in the Water.Review of Contemporary Fiction 17, no. 1 (spring 1997): 70-5.

In the following essay, Rebaza-Soraluz criticizes A Fish in the Water for failing to discuss Vargas Llosa's personal experiences during the Boom period in Latin American literature, concluding that the memoir actually “functions as a novel.”

Between the mid-1950s and mid-1970s, Latin America produced an extraordinary number of novels. They were soon recognized, edited, published, and translated by and for European and North American intellectual and cultural markets. The event was called the Boom of the Latin American novel. In 1963 the Boom defined its character and gained definitive access to those markets when Mario Vargas Llosa's The Time of the Hero received a prestigious award granted...

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