Mario Vargas Llosa | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Deborah Cohn

This literature criticism consists of approximately 30 pages of analysis & critique of Mario Vargas Llosa.
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Critical Essay by Deborah Cohn

SOURCE: Cohn, Deborah. “‘Regreso a la barbarie’: Intertextual Paradigms for Peru's Descent into Chaos in Lituma en los Andes.Latin American Literary Review 28, no. 55 (January-June 2000): 27-45.

In the following essay, Cohn observes that “intertextuality pervades” Lituma en los Andes, asserting that an effective reading of the novel considers its political and social backdrop “as well as Vargas Llosa's interpretation of its significance from an evolutionary standpoint.”

In Jorge Luis Borges' “La muerte y la brújula,” a story of murder, sleuthing, and revenge in Buenos Aires, a single character controls the course of the investigation from behind the scenes, planting evidence—and plotting new crimes—that ultimately deliver the detective, his arch-enemy Erik Lonnrot, directly...

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