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Binding ViolenceLiterary Visions of Political Origins$
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Moira Fradinger

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780804763301

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.001.0001

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Vargas Liosa's Appeal to History: Within and Beyond Latin America

Vargas Liosa's Appeal to History: Within and Beyond Latin America

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(p.185) Vargas Liosa's Appeal to History: Within and Beyond Latin America
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Binding Violence
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.003.0013

This chapter examines Vargas Llosa's The Feast of the Goat. The three stories in the novel offer a “total vision” of how Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina's dictatorial regime (16 August 1930–30 May 1961) changed the Dominican Republic forever. Vargas Llosa not only defetishizes Trujillo with his literary realism; he also historicizes the dictator by granting Trujillo himself a historical vision about his own justifications for his refoundation of the state.

Keywords:   The Feast of the Goat, Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina, dictatorship, dictators, Dominican Republic

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