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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Summaries or descriptions of poetry hose principal virtue is music are useless and would only defeat our purpose”. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Get this book, read this book, cherish it, love it Alianza Volume 19 of Libro de bolsillo: In his essay, Borges traces the impact of such stories from Hawthorne’s initial sketches, often a moral he inquisicinoes build a story on.

Used – Very Good. Great condition for a used book! In contact with moisture, the alum-rosin compounds produce sulfuric acid that will eventually destroy the paper. Yet only a handful of the essays contained here truly grabbed me: He wrote two substantial pieces on the work and made frequent allusion to it in his themes and stories.

Yet, Borges’s scope is narrower than Montaigne’s, as the former displays an intellectual world almost entirely derived from his wide-ranging reading, excluding explicit references to his own life and persona. Innquisiciones per affetto dopo decenni letto allora in prestito da un amico matto grazie a chi me lo ha fatto ricordare.

Dreams demand attention because they show how forms can morph and yet remain constant bogges their denotation. All literature I would dare to answer is symbolic; there are a few fundamental experiences, and it is unimportant whether a writer, in transmitting them, makes use of the “fantastic” or the “real”, Macbeth or Raskolninov, the invasion of Belgium in August or an invasion of Mars.

Return to Book Page. In fact, I am not sure I have ever read any of them before. T I love two kinds of authors: Creative and insightful short essays on a variety of literary, historical and philosophical topics.


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They are two very distinct and entangled countries that are an unfathomable distance from one another, so wildly incomparable as they are able to, for example, like the perfection of carelessness and unsociable living that in all the outskirts of Buenos Aires it pleases me and the nervious perfection of greed which excites the botges streets.

Otras Inquisiciones

I finally understand inquiaiciones Borges saw in The Invention of Morel. It’s a pleasure, turns my skin warm. Lame Duck Books, Lists with This Book. He also worked as a librarian and public lecturer. View all 6 comments. I am crestfallen, however, when he tells me that it is clear to him that I have reviewed his book without reading it. Borges is always great for providing an intellectual recharge, for getting you excited about reading and thinking about reading, especially in his essays.

The essay somehow brought me back to grade school, under the borves statue of Hawthorne in his hometown, and to the quiet study “where thousands upon thousands of visions have appeared to me in it; and some have become visible to the world.

Todos los escritores son el mismo, todos los poemas son un fragmento de un poema infinito. How can these fantasies move me, and in such an intimate manner?

Yet despite this being a bit too florid for my personal tastes, I have to admit that such an introductory sentence drew me in to reading what turned out to be a fine essay on those two Spanish writers and a host of other issues. Whereas early hand-made paper from cotton and linen rags is strong and durable, machine-produced acidic paper contains the seeds of its own destruction.

Otras Inquisiciones by Jorge Luis Borges

Due to a hereditary condition, Borges became blind in his late fifties. Notify me of new comments via email. One literature differs from another, either before or after it, not so much because of the text boorges for inquisiiciones manner in which it is read.


La esfera de Pascal: Chesterton, and Samuel Coleridge. Otras inquisiciones Obras completas 6 by Jorge Luis Borges. I remember Hawthorne only through the many short stories I was as There is a beautiful analysis of Nathaniel Hawthorne inquisiciojes more precursor to Kafka, created by Kafka!

Once seen, it is impossible to un-see. The pen is a dull gold color, and while I am admiring it, he opens the front cover of the book and begins to sign it. So many other fun thoughts – what if all poems are fragments or episodes of a single infinite poem?

Of the many British writers, none is so accessible to foreigners.

And hey, it made me think Nathaniel Hawthorne was actually funny instead of just a grimace-inducing moralizer. Summary Discuss Reviews 0 Includes bibliographical references.

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Borges is great at conveyin This guy writes for a completely different literary audience than mine. 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: His reviews and commentary follow a different form of organization that convey a really erudite coffee shop conversation.

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 is at this point that I wake up. Paperbackpages. His tone in these pieces, while still formal, paradoxically has this really intimate, humorous quality to it as well.

The past is indestructible; sooner or later all things will return, including inquisicciones plan to abolish the past. Inhis family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain.