№3 2017

УДК / UDK: 82(091)


Author: Andrey F. Kofman
About the author:

Andrey F. Kofman (Doctor Hab of Philology, deputy director and head of the Department of Modern European and American Literature at A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow)

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The article is dedicated to the memorable date — the birth centenary of one of the most outstanding Latin American writers of the 20th century — Juan Rulfo (1917– 1984). The article includes a review on his work and a translation of the interview to the newspaper “¡Siempre!” (1973) where the famous writer speaks of the literary vocation and the secrets of mastery.

Keywords: Juan Rulfo, birth centenary, New Latin American novel, Mexican literature.

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