Mario Vargas Llosa

  • Mario Vargas Llosa

Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa, 1st Marquis of Vargas Llosa (born March 28, 1936) is a Peruvian-Spanish writer, politician, journalist, essayist, college professor, and recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born in Peru, Vargas Llosa is one of Latin America's most significant novelists and essayists, and one of the leading writers of his generation. Some critics consider him to have had a larger international impact and worldwide audience than any other writer of the Latin American Boom. Upon announcing the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy said it had been given to Vargas Llosa "for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat". Vargas Llosa is currently a visiting Professor in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University.

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Filmography

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Acting Credits

2009
Skavlan (TV Show)
Himself - Guest

2009
Ànima (TV Show)
Himself

1995
Lo + plus (TV Show)
Himself

1995
Caiga quien caiga - CQC (TV Show)
Himself

1991
Charlie Rose (TV Show)
Himself - Guest

1973
Informe semanal (TV Show)
Himself

Original Music Credits

1986
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Producer Credits

1973
The Cubs
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Writer Credits

Self

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Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories.


Eroticism has its own moral justification because it says that pleasure is enough for me; it is a statement of the individual's sovereignty.


There is an incompatibility between literary creation and political activity.


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  • Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Juan Diego Flórez, Mario Vargas Llosa - Cosas Magazine Cover [Peru] (26 November 2013)
  • Mario Vargas Llosa - Caras Magazine Cover [Peru] (20 December 2010)





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