Literatura y lingüística
versão impressa ISSN 0716-5811
FRANKEN KURZEN, Clemens A. Mario Vargas Llosa y sus detectives frustrados. Lit. lingüíst. [online]. 2008, n.19, pp. 65-79. ISSN 0716-5811. doi: 10.4067/S0716-58112008000100004.
IAfter presenting his most relevant bio-bibliographic antecedents, his view of society and his concept of literature, Mario Vargas Llosa's novel Who killed PalominoMolero?(] 986), written with a detective fiction format, isanalysed in detail pointing at characteristic features that detectives have, at their way of thinking, at their psychological profile and at their method of investigation; the social and cultural motives for crime and a criticism towards Peruvian society are also analysed. Special attention is paid to highlighting the Ínter and ¡ntrageneríc hybridation -the mixture of different literary genres and detective subgenres- that appear in this novel.
Palavras-chave : Detective Fiction from Latinamerica; hybrid assimilation.