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Just look at these beautiful thoughts: What is the difference between innquisiciones book and the later larger “Selected Nonfictions”? Leopoldo Lugones ; with Betina God and our friends and Shakespeare will collaborate with us. I like to think of this book as time traveling into a cafe in Buenos Aires to discuss the issues of the day. Summaries or descriptions of poetry hose principal virtue is music are useless and would only defeat our purpose”.

Life, Work, and Criticism. Gosse, and The Bianthanatos are crucial essays.

Otras Inquisiciones by Borges, Jorge Luis

Statistics 2 years ago. The literature reviews – shorter than the preceding essays – are interesting because again they show how widely and without Borges would read. And hey, inquisicines made me think Nathaniel Hawthorne was actually funny instead of just a grimace-inducing moralizer. In which I attempt to make a BookTube video 2 years ago.

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Apr 17, Elidanora rated it it was amazing. His tone in these pieces, while still formal, paradoxically has this really intimate, humorous quality to it as well.


Then, turning back to Borges, I see that he is holding the book out, waiting for me to take it. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Season 2 2 days ago. I look, and see my review there, with its mentions of the subjects of the essays—books, dreams, allegory, literature, philosophy, time.

This book is a ootras trove of the beautifully illusory and poignantly useless and a testament to the author’s genius for turning child-like wonder at the world into a genre of its own that went beyond the confines of the classical essay.

His work was translated and published widely in the United States and in Europe.

Avon Hill Books Published: I decided to try my hand at some Kabbalah-uncovering by re-reading Other Inquisitions Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Reading these, it’s hard to not be overwhelmed by how vast his erudition is. Otras inquisiciones Obras completas 6 by Jorge Luis Borges. The Tale of Genji receives a glowing review, as does Mathematics and the Imagination.

This guy writes for a completely different literary audience than mine. Borges y la revista Sur. Each essay is like opening the door to a new room in your house, with windows that overlook fantastic but somehow familiar landscapes, so you come away from each new view with a different way of seeing what was already there.



Skip to main content. The movie reviews are less fun to read, partially because I haven’t seen any of those movies from the 20s and 30s, partially because the essays are short, but still interesting to read for a a takedown of dubbed movies and b this sentence on the director von Sternberg: What makes Biblio different?

Then, as I scan some of the pages, I begin to see that many of the passages seem unfamiliar. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. That which has already been done and that which shall be done in the future is gradually being done in the present, constantly and frequently.

It’s a pleasure, turns my skin warm. The non-fiction equivalent of his excellent short stories.

Otras Inquisiciones

Borges escribe de una manera preciosa. View all 6 comments. Notify me of new comments via email. Thus the essay ends in this fashion:.

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