Lisa del Giocondo The title of the painting, which is known in English as Mona Lisa, comes from a description by Renaissance art historian Giorgio Vasariwho wrote "Leonardo undertook to paint, for Francesco del Giocondo, the portrait of Mona Lisa, his wife. This became " madonna ", and its contraction "mona". The title of the painting, though traditionally spelled "Mona" as used by Vasari is also commonly spelled in modern Italian as Monna Lisa " mona " being a vulgarity in some Italian dialectsbut this is rare in English.
Enrique and Ernesto Vargas. Vargas Llosa lived with his maternal family in Arequipa until a year after his parents' divorce, when his maternal grandfather was named honorary consul for Peru in Bolivia.
The book is set among a community of cadets Book losa a Lima military school, and the plot is based on the author's own experiences at Lima's Leoncio Prado Military Academy.
Several Peruvian generals attacked the novel, claiming that it was the work of a "degenerate mind" and stating that Vargas Llosa was "paid by Ecuador" to undermine the prestige of the Peruvian Army.
The main plot follows Bonifacia, a girl who is about to receive the vows of the church, and her transformation into la Selvatica, the best-known prostitute of "The Green House".
The novel was immediately acclaimed, confirming Vargas Llosa as an important voice of Latin American narrative. This ambitious narrative is the story of Santiago Zavala, the son of a government minister, and Ambrosio, his chauffeur. Unfortunately for Zavala, his quest results in a dead end with no answers and no sign of a better future.
Following the monumental work Conversation in the Cathedral, Vargas Llosa's output shifted away from more serious themes such as politics and problems with society. Latin American literary scholar Raymond L. Williams describes this phase in his writing career as "the discovery of humor".
As such, Captain Pantoja and the Special Service is essentially a parody of both The Green House and the literary approach that novel represents.
She states that Vargas Llosa's account exaggerates many negative points in their courtship and marriage while minimizing her role of assisting his literary career. Later novels[ edit ] Vargas Llosa in Vargas Llosa's fourth major novel, The War of the End of the World La guerra del fin del mundowas published in and was his first attempt at a historical novel.
The Feast of the Goat La fiesta del chivoa political thrillerwas published in and in English in Later life and political involvement[ edit ] Argentine writer Ernesto Sabato left with Mario Vargas Llosa right in Like many other Latin American intellectuals, Vargas Llosa was initially a supporter of the Cuban revolutionary government of Fidel Castro.
He proposed a drastic economic austerity program that frightened most of the country's poor; this program emphasized the need for privatization, a market economy, free trade, and most importantly, the dissemination of private property.
The Experience of Freedom". Focused on the collapse of communist rule in central and eastern Europe, it was broadcast on Mexican television from 27 August to 2 September. Addressing the conference on 30 AugustVargas Llosa embarrassed his hosts by condemning the Mexican system of power based on the rule of the Institutional Revolutionary Party PRIwhich had been in power for 61 years.
Criticizing the PRI by name, he commented, "I don't believe that there has been in Latin America any case of a system of dictatorship which has so efficiently recruited the intellectual milieu, bribing it with great subtlety.
Because it is a camouflaged dictatorship. Vargas Llosa has mainly lived in Madrid since the s, but spends roughly three months of the year in Peru with his extended family.
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