Carlos Fuentes 1928–
Mexican novelist, playwright, short story writer, screenwriter, essayist, and critic.
Fuentes creates prose noted for its innovative language and narrative technique. His concern for affirming a viable Mexican identity is revealed in his allegorical and thematic use of his country's history and legends, from the myths of the Aztecs to the Mexican Revolution.
(See also CLC, Vols. 3, 8, 10, 13, and Contemporary Authors, Vols. 69-72.)