Subseries 2C: Screenplays/TV Scripts

portions of 3 boxes

This collection is stored at Firestone Library and Firestone Library.

This collection is stored onsite at Firestone Library. Box 86, folder 25 and box 89, folders 14-15 are stored in special vault facilities.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Vargas Llosa, Mario, 1936-.

Dates: 1972-1984.

Extent: portions of 3 boxes

Languages: Spanish or Castilian.

Access Restrictions

The letter by Luis Loayza dated June 30, 1964, shall remain closed to the public until 20 years after the death of Luis Loayza; the letters of Abelardo Oquendo dated November 11, 1958, August 2, 1962, February 14, June 6, July 3, August 18, September 1, October 13 and 29, December 14, 1964, and January 20, 1965 shall remain closed to the public until December 2018.


This sub-series consists of drafts of the film script "La guerra de Canudos" (also titled "Los perros del infierno" and "Los perros de la guerra"), material which served as the basis for the novel La guerra del fin del mundo ; first and later drafts for the film script of Pantaleón y las visitadoras ; notes and drafts for ¿Donde está la novia? ; a draft of A City within a City , and notes and drafts of scripts for the television program "La Torre de Babel."


Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Preferred Citation

Subseries 2C: Screenplays/TV Scripts; 1972-1984; Mario Vargas Llosa Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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    Title Date Container
    "La guerra de Canudos": Draft of film script 1972 Explore Multiple Containers
    "La guerra de Canudos": final version 1972-1973 Explore Multiple Containers
    "Los perros del infierno" or "Los perros de la guerra": second version, the seed for La guerra del fin del mundo dates not examined Explore Multiple Containers
    "Los perros del infierno" or "Los perros de la guerra": Schedules of sequences, drafts of episodes, and miscellaneous fragments dates not examined Box 36 Folder 4-5
    Pantaleón y las visitadoras 1972-1975 Explore Multiple Containers
    La Torre de Babel 1981 Explore Multiple Containers
    ¿Donde está la novia? 1983-1984 Explore Multiple Containers
    A City Within a City : Television script on the city of Arequipa circa 1972 Explore Multiple Containers

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