... Blow Up: Book Written by Julio Cortazar Published in 1959, ‘Las Babas Del Diablo Droolings of the Devil’) by Argentinian writer, Julio Cortázar, was published. It was later renamed ‘Blow Up’ to ride in on the popularity of Michelangelo Antonioni’s film, ‘Blow Up’ (Huddleston).
In “Las Babas Del Diablo”, Cortazar’s protagonist Michel Roberto is a part-time translator and photographer who photographs a teenage boy and a young, attractive woman in Seine square. Startled, the boy runs away. Roberto develops the film, enlarges the photo, and suddenly sees or imagines that the woman was actually seducing the boy and leading him to a suspicious man in a car (Bittini).
The picture that evokes several meaning...