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Wellsprings( )
Author: Vargas Llosa, Mario
Series title:The Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature Ser.
Publication Date:May 2008
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

When a master novelist, essayist, and critic searches for the wellsprings of his own work, where does he turn? Mario Vargas Llosa--Peruvian writer, presidential contender, and public intellectual--answers this most personal question with elegant concision in this collection of essays.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / Hispanic American
Literary Criticism / European / Spanish & Portuguese
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.602 x 7.215 x 0.825 Inches
Book Weight:0.576 Pounds
Author Biography
Vargas Llosa, Mario (Author)
Mario Vargas Llosa was born in Arequipa, Peru on March 28, 1936. He studied literature and law at the National University of San Marcos and received a Ph.D from the University of Madrid in 1959. He is a writer, politician, and journalist. His works vary in genre from literary criticism and journalism to comedies, murder mysteries, historical novels, and political thrillers. His books include The Time of the Hero, The Green House, Conversation in the Cathedral, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, The Feast of the Goat, and The War of the End of the World. He has received numerous awards including the Rómulo Gallegos International Novel Prize, the Premio Leopoldo Alas in 1959, the Premio Biblioteca Breve in 1962, the Premio Planeta in 1993, the Miguel de Cervantes Prize in 1994, the Jerusalem Prize in 1995, and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2010.


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