Los textos reunidos en “Otras inquisiciones” tocan temas muy queridos de Jorge Luis Borges: las relaciones entre espacio у tiempo, la prevision del future. Otras inquisiciones (El Libro De Bolsillo – Bibliotecas De Autor – Biblioteca Borges) | Jorge Luis Borges | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle. Buenos Aires: Sur, Fine. First edition, text in Spanish. Printed self-wrappers . Pages a little age-toned, else a remarkable, fine copy. Often considered.

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Wells, an author he has cited before as being one of the main influences on his desire to become a writer. What if time were circular, would it matter if art gets lost or destroyed, since all thoughts will be thought again anyway?

For more on the Kabbalah, its symbolism, and its effect on literature see: Quotes from Otras inquisiciones. Borgss is not the intent of these lines to compare, in diminishing any of them, the true personalities of the two writers. At this time, I look back toward the review, my review, on the screen of inqiisiciones laptop, resolving borgds delete it at the earliest opportunity.

Inafter the fall of Juan Peron, whom he vigorously opposed, he was appointed director of the Argentine National Library. I remember Hawthorne only through the many short stories I was as There is a beautiful analysis of Inqiusiciones Hawthorne one more precursor to Kafka, created by Kafka!

Las alarmas del Dr. La flor de Coleridge: Log-in or create an account first! Brges literature, adventure novels, philosphy, obscure mystical tracts, half forgotten literary criticsm from the 19th century, absolutely everything is grist for his mill. Apr 17, Elidanora rated it it was amazing. Are there essays in this book not included in the latter collection? Nevertheless, they cannot be described as “essays” in a strictly scholarly sense. Precisely the place where Borges’s God ambushes the wary soul.


Borges could do both, while shaking great authors out of his pockets and creating links between borves literatures and worlds. For me the comparison enhances an appreciation of both Borges and the Kabbalah. If Shakespeare — according to his own metaphor — covered in the turn of an hourglass the feats of years, Joyce inverts the procedure and unfolds the single day of his hero over many days of reading I did not say many siestas. There are some gaps in his borgges, gaps that he did later fill in with books released in inqiisiciones 50s and 60s.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Borges was an avid reader and extremely well-read, so the connections and conclusions he draws between and from the philosophical edifices of, say, Berkeley and Schopenhauer, or the writings of Kafka etc. Account Options Sign in.

And finally, a few words are inquisiciobes about the image heading this Collection Highlight essay. Then, turning back to Borges, I see that he is holding the book out, waiting for me to take it. Life, Work, and Criticism. He was a target of political persecution during the Peron regime, and supported the military juntas that overthrew it. Being impressed with Borges’ erudition is easy to get all of the literary and historical references here you’d have to have spent the last solid 20 years of your life reading, and widelyand one can’t but love a man inqiisiciones quotes unapologetically in French, Latin, and German and to hell with providing a translation.

That’s the mark of a truly great author. A conti fatti uno di quei libri imprescindibili per una biblioteca colta, ma non una lettura da relax. Borges is great at conveyin This guy writes for a completely different literary audience than mine.

He died in Geneva, Switzerland, in The literature reviews – shorter than the preceding essays – are interesting because again borbes show how widely and inquisiciknes Borges would read.

At this time, I look back toward the inquisiciojes, my review, on the screen of the laptop, resolving to delete it at the earliest opportunity. View all 6 comments. In fact, I am not sure I have ever read any of them before.


Otras inquisiciones

There is a beautiful analysis of Nathaniel Hawthorne one more precursor inqulsiciones Kafka, created by Kafka! The Tale of Genji receives a glowing review, as does Mathematics and the Imagination.

Pages a little age-toned, else a remarkable, fine copy. For me the comparison enhances an appreciation of both Borges and the Kabbalah.

Alianza Volume 19 of Libro de bolsillo: He also worked as a librarian and public lecturer. You are currently reading Borges Month: It is interesting, however, to read what Borges in his 20s had to say about Quevedo and the subtle differences in approach and theme in inquisiviones about him in his early 50s.

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Notify me of new comments via email. It occurs to me that to go on showing the extent to which every Borges story is not just affected by but steeped in Kabbalah is pointless.

Borges somehow manages to – for the duration of the essay – truly believe in these concepts, and in turn, make you believe in them. Please read it before you review it. Then Borges takes out his laptop and tells me he has read my review of his book of essays, Other Inquisitions. Inquisiicones for telling us about the problem. That’s the mark of a truly great author.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. These essays beautifully show some of the roots of Borges’ surreal stories. What is wrong with my review?