Vargas Llosa

Vargas Llosa

Vargas Llosa is the surname of two prominent Peruvian intellectuals who are father and son.
*Mario Vargas Llosa, born in 1936, is a novelist, journalist and essayist.
*Álvaro Vargas Llosa, born in 1966, is a writer and political commentator on international affairs.

Although the name appears to be two separate words, it is in fact a single surname, and falls alphabetically under the letter V. In a library, bookstore, bibliography or similar place, it is not correct to file the works of either of these authors under the letter L or Ll.

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  • VARGAS LLOSA (M.) — Écrivain péruvien, Mario Vargas Llosa est (tout comme Julio Cortázar, Carlos Fuentes, Gabriel García Márquez ou José Donoso) l’un des principaux réalisateurs de ce que l’on a appelé, dans les années 1960, le boom de la littérature latino… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vargas Llosa — ist der Name von Mario Vargas Llosa, (geb. Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa * 1936), peruanischer Schriftsteller und Politiker Álvaro Vargas Llosa, (* 1966), peruanischer Schriftsteller und Publizist …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vargas Llosa —   [ barɣas ʎosa], Mario, peruanischer Schriftsteller, * Arequipa 28. 3. 1936; Journalist, ging 1959 nach Europa, lebte u. a. in Madrid, Barcelona, Paris und London; verschiedene Gastprofessuren; war 1976 79 Präsident des internationalen P.E.N.,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Vargas Llosa — Vargas Llosa, Mario …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Vargas Llosa — (Mario) (né en 1936) écrivain péruvien. Ses romans peignent la société péruvienne. Candidat de la droite, il fut battu à l élection présidentielle de 1990 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vargas Llosa — Mario Vargas Llosa Mario Vargas Llosa Activité(s) Écrivain, essayiste, dramaturge, professeur, journaliste et personnalité politique Naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vargas Llosa — noun Peruvian writer (born in 1936) • Syn: ↑Mario Vargas Llosa, ↑Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vargas Llosa — /vagəs ˈjoʊsa/ (say vahguhs yohsah) noun (Jorge) Mario Pedro, born 1936, Peruvian novelist and politician; works include Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter (1977); Nobel prize for literature 2010 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Vargas Llosa, Mario — ▪ Peruvian author in full  Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa  born March 28, 1936, Arequipa, Peru    Peruvian writer whose commitment to social change is evident in his novels, plays, and essays. In 1990 he was an unsuccessful candidate for… …   Universalium

  • Vargas Llosa, (Jorge) Mario (Pedro) — born March 28, 1936, Arequipa, Peru Peruvian writer. Vargas Llosa worked as a journalist and broadcaster before publishing The Time of the Hero (1963), his widely acclaimed first novel. It describes adolescents striving for survival in the… …   Universalium

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