UCLA faculty experts advisory: Peru's Vargas Llosa wins Nobel Prize in literature

Mario Vargas Llosa, the acclaimed Peruvian author of more than 30 novels, plays and esays and a well-known political activist, has been awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in literature. UCLA has experts.
Efraín Kristal, a UCLA professor of comparative literature and of Spanish and Portuguese, is an expert on Latin American literature. He is the author of "Temptation of the Word: The Novels of Mario Vargas Llosa" (1998). Here's a 2006 podcast in which Kristal and Vargas Llosa discuss the author's novel, "The Feast of the Goat."
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