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    From his early years the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges lived among books and languages classical literature from many civiliz

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    It is literally impossible to overvalue Jorge Luis Borges’ influence on the modern intellectual literature – however much we think he did he did even Similar to sounds skilfully combined by a composer into a harmonious

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    Briefly A catalog a biographical dictionary of vile people with a worldwide range real andor imagined imagined certainly even the real This owes a debt to Marcel Schwob’s Imaginary Lives and to which J Rodolfo Wilcox owes a debt for having enabled The Temple of Iconoclasts which I’ll now return to liking uite a lot and recently providing premise for Roberto Bolaño’s Nazi Literature in the Americas which I read first bassac

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    Reading is an activity subseuent to writing resigned civil intellectual the closing words to the preface of the

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    In matters of grave importance style not sincerity is the vital thing Oscar WildeExercises in Style These stories are fascinating exercises in

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    My only problem with this book was that it was too short This is the sort of book that makes you want to make further explorations Widow Ching the Pirate is probably my next stop somewhere over there between my historical reads

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    Awww my 1st Borges ^^ I remember the beauty the confusionjust don't read it in your teenage years D

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    This was an enjoyable read and much better than some have mentioned in their criticisms Borges' style is so natural and free

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    I somehow managed to get a BA with a focus on comparative literature and continental philosophy and then a PhD with a focus on twentieth century literature without reading any Borges How did that happen? Well any time I tried to read South American 'magical realist' literature I broke out in hives of boredom and I thought maybe Borges was to blame; in addition I thought and still think that Borges might be responsible in part fo

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    This early selection of short stories was revised by Borges in 1954 after an original release in 1935Most of these were published in s

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Free download ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ç Jorge Luis Borges

S represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to date translations by award winning translators. I somehow managed to get a BA with a focus on comparative literature and continental philosophy and then a PhD with a focus on twentieth century literature without reading any Borges How did that happen Well any time I tried to read South American magical realist literature I broke out in hives of boredom and I thought maybe Borges was to blame in addition I thought and still think that Borges might be responsible in part for recent developments in the anglo american literature of conceit you know books called things like The Amazing Adventures of Kloofy Krumpleflugger in which Kloofy Krumpleflugger has some kind of cute mental condition a conflicted relationship with his mother and is able to talk to animals but which has absolutely no intellectual emotional or ethical weight whatsoever outside a bland kind of liberalism Well I was wrong I know I should have read him earlier This collection is a charming nothing which is exactly what I was looking for The narrative voice is delightful the stories slightly magical but really or less straight retellings of traditional stories from the middle east and east asia or nineteenth century tales of outlawry And somewhat confusingly tales from Swedenborg Borges original tale Man on Pink Corner is a ight but not as much fun as the others I fear I ll get less impressed by Borges if his work gets serious than this people who deal with universal themes in a serious way are always unbearable

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Historia universal de la infamia

In his writing Borges always combined high seriousness with a wicked sense of fun Here he reveals his delight in re creating or making up colorful stories from the Orient the Islamic world and the Wild West as well as his horrified fascination with knife fights political and personal betrayal and bloodthirst. It is literally impossible to overvalue Jorge Luis Borges influence on the modern intellectual literature however much we think he did he did even Similar to sounds skilfully combined by a composer into a harmonious seuence turning them into melody simple words cunningly used by an artful author become intellectual musicThe runaway expected his freedom Lazarus Morell s shadowy mulattoes would give out an order among themselves that was sometimes barely than a nod of the head and the slave would be freed from sight hearing touch day infamy time his benefactors pity the air the hound packs the world hope sweat and himself A bullet a knife or a blow and the Mississippi turtles and catfish would receive the last evidenceTelling the tales of villainy Jorge Luis Borges turns reality into a baroue ornament of wickedness grotesuely adding to evil supernatural features so that it becomes even sinisterAn ingenious addition even a wee bit of magic to reality unfailingly turns it into a magnetizing object of art

Free download ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ç Jorge Luis Borges

Y revenge Sparkling with the sheer exuberant pleasure of story telling this wonderful collection marked the emergence of an utterly distinctive literary voiceFor than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With than 1700 titles Penguin Classic. My only problem with this book was that it was too short This is the sort of book that makes you want to make further explorations Widow Ching the Pirate is probably my next stop somewhere over there between my historical reads