A Storyteller: Mario Vargas Llosa between Civilization and Barbarism
By: Braulio Munoz (author)Paperback
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In A Story-Teller, Braulio Munoz offers a critical appraisal of Mario Vargas Llosa's literary and political production from a sociotheoretical perspective. He engages the debate concerning the role of the writer in Latin America, the merits and shortcomings of modernist and postmodernist thought, and the differences between neoliberalism and alternative democractic positions.
Braulio Munoz is professor of sociology at Swarthmore College.
Part 1 Preface Part 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 1. On Literature Chapter 4 2. Daemons and the Total Novel Chapter 5 3. On Truthtelling Chapter 6 4. A Writer's Morality Chapter 7 5. Civilization and Barbarism Chapter 8 6. Politics and Literature Chapter 9 7. Writer and Politico Chapter 10 8. History and Freedom Chapter 11 9. Memory Chapter 12 10. The Storyteller Chapter 13 11. Two Foxes of Peru Part 14 Epilogue Part 15 Notes Part 16 Selected Bibliography Part 17 Index Part 18 About the Author
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