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Carlos Fuentes [electronic resource]: Man of Two Worlds

Forman, Joel
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Mexico City and Washington, D.C., are the backdrops for this portrait of this major figure on the contemporary Latin American and world literary scenes. Fuentes talks about the influence of Latin American writers on his writing, notably Sor Juana, Ruben Dario, and Pablo Neruda, and of his own experiences growing up in the United States and teaching here. He evaluates his own major works and their place in Latin American literary history.
Release Date
1988
Run Time
49 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 to 12
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 02, 2012.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Man of Two Worlds
Contents
  • Who is Carlos Fuentes? (1:02)
  • Imagination versus Reality (1:02)
  • Writing from a Perspective (1:17)
  • Sources of Inspiration (3:50)
  • Carlos Fuentes Travels (1:13)
  • Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C. (0:29)
  • Carlos Fuentes' Mexican Identity (1:00)
  • Biography of Mexico City (1:55)
  • Carlos Fuentes Reinvents Himself (0:36)
  • A Traditional Mexican Breakfast (1:34)
  • "Aura" - 1962 (2:00)
  • The Death of Artemio Cruz; 1962 (2:31)
  • Sylvia Fuentes (1:59)
  • Race Against Time (3:01)
  • Terra Nostra; 1975 (3:00)
  • Poetry beyond the Golden Age (1:26)
  • Baroque, an Art of Circle (2:27)
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez (0:49)
  • The Old Gringo; 1985 (1:27)
  • A Lecture to George Mason University (2:17)
  • Myself with Others; 1988 (2:46)
  • Reaping His Rewards (1:36)
  • Credits: Carlos Fuentes: Man of Two Worlds (1:07)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c1988
Publisher no.
2149 Films Media Group
Description
1streaming video file (49 min.) : d., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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