Additional Resources for The Old Gringo by Carlos Fuentes

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Written soon after the publication of The OldGringo, this book is by an eminent researcher in Third-World studies.

Lanin Guyrko, "Twentieth-Century Literature," in Mexican Literature: A History, edited by David William Foster, University of Texas Press, 1994.

Contains sections about various genres in different eras of Mexican history. A good reference source for putting Fuentes in an historical context.

Kristine Ibsen, Author, Text and Reader in the Novels of Carlos Fuentes, Peter Lang Publishing, 1996.

Ibsen, the editor of a book about female authors in Mexico in the 1980s and 1990s, gives a detailed analysis of Fuentes's works and the ways in which they involve readers more than traditional fiction.

John Rutherford, Mexican Society during the Revolution: A Literary Approach, Oxford University Press, 1971.

Examines the revolution and its leaders as they are depicted in literature written at the time.

Cynthia Steele, Politics, Gender and the Mexican Novel, 1968-1989: Beyond...

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