Selected Non Fictions Volume 3 Borges Jorge Luis Weinberger Eliot Allen Esther Levine Suzanne Jill Weinberger Eliot Amazon Sg Books

Selected Non Fictions Volume 3 Borges Jorge Luis Weinberger Eliot Allen Esther Levine Suzanne Jill Weinberger Eliot Amazon Sg Books

Selected Non-Fictions By Jorge Luis Borges. SELECTED NON-FICTIONS Jorge Luis Borges EDITED BY Eliot Weinberger TRANSLATED BY Esther Allen Suzanne Jill Levine and Eliot Weinberger VIKING. Borges Jorge Luis 1899- -- Translations into English.

This unique volume presents a Borges almost entirely unknown to American readers. His extraordinary non-fiction prose.

Borges unlimited curiosity and almost superhuman. Jorge Luis Borges Eliot Weinberger Esther Allen Suzanne Jill Levine Eliot Weinberger.

Selected Non-Fictions presents a Borges almost entirely unknown to American readers. Here is the dazzling metaphysician speculating on the nature of time and reality and the inventions of heaven and hell and the almost superhumanly erudite reader of the worlds literatures from Homer to Ray Bradbury James Joyce to Lady Murasaki.

The Selected Non-Fictions finally offers a decent overview of Borges non-fiction work. Previous slim volumes have collected some of the essays and pieces and Spanish French and German readers have long had access to larger collections but this is the most complete English-language collection to date -- with the added attraction of including pieces not found in the Obras completas.

Selected Non-fictions-Jorge Luis Borges 2000 The non-fiction work of the great Latin American poet and writer is collected here with essays reviews lectures and political commentary on everything from Ellery Queen to the Kabbalah. Selected Non-Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges.

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A writer or any man must believe that whatever happens to him is an instrument. Everything has been given for an end.

This is even stronger in the case of the artist. Buy Selected Non Fictions by Borges Jorge Luis ISBN.

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Selected Non-Fictions also collects some hilarious reviews of popular detective fiction and the like that Borges wrote for El Hugar an Argentine womens magazine a few commissioned prologues and ultimately transcripts of speeches and lectures made after he had gone blind. His non-fictions include essays book reviews literary critiques film reviews prologues lectures biographies and notes on World War 2.

I recommend reading up on Borges life before reading this book if only the Wikipedia entry in order to understand the context of some of his writings better such as I a Jew and his utterings about being Argentinian. Selected Non-Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges 9780140290110 available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

This new edition of Borges selected non-fiction will no doubt in the fullness of time reach a position of equal prominence on my bookshelves. The debate will forever rage as to whether Borges deserves that grandestyet often all too hollow and ephemeral of epithets - Great Writer purely by virtue of the fact that he never wrote anything of more than a few pages in length.

An unprecedented collection of the visionary Argentine writers meditations on the mystical realm Jorge Luis Borges immersed himself and his readers in metaphysical fantasiesplaying reason against faith belief against logic. His profound knowledge of eastern religions was an endless.

Selected Non-Fictions Paperback Deckle Edge Nov. By Jorge Luis Borges Author Eliot Weinberger Editor Translator Esther Allen Translator Suzanne Jill Levine Translator 1 more.

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Jorge Luis Borges. I mean this man is so brilliant Im starting to turn into a dithering fanboy when reading his books.

Though best known in the English-speaking world for his short fictions and poems Borges is equally revered in Latin America as an immensely prolific and beguiling write of non-fiction prose. Now with the Total Library more than 150 of Borges.

Selected Non-Fictions presents a Borges almost entirely unknown to American readers. Here is the dazzling metaphysician speculating on the nature of time and reality and the inventions of heaven and hell and the almost superhumanly erudite reader of the worlds literatures from Homer to Ray Bradbury James Joyce to Lady Murasaki.

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