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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Otras Inquisiciones

To ask other readers questions about Otras inquisicionesplease sign up. And yet at no point does he feel like he’s showing off. Todos los escritores son el mismo, todos los poemas son un fragmento de un poema infinito.

Published May 30th by Emece Editores first published Inquisiciones at Vaguely Borgesian. He died in Geneva, Switzerland, in T I love two kinds of authors: A Catalogue of Unique Books and Manuscripts.

Thus the essay ends in this fashion:. Como siempre, Borges no me decepciona.

Dreamtigers is considered a masterpiece. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Las alarmas del Dr. Inafter the fall of Juan Peron, whom he vigorously opposed, he was appointed director of the Argentine National Library. Reading these, it’s hard to not be overwhelmed by how vast his erudition is. Jorge Luis Borges Refresh and try again.

Literature is not exhaustible, for the sufficient and simple reason that a single book is not. These essays beautifully show some of the roots of Borges’ surreal stories. This is how every reader thinks in a civilised world.

Find Rare Books Book Value. Trivia About Other Inquisition I am approaching the point here in Borges Month where what I have said about his s and s essay collections could be repeated in this brief overview. New in New dust jacket.

In effect, I am reading for the form much more than the substance and in that regard this book presents a different perspective on viewing the world than i am used to. See 1 question about Otras inquisiciones…. 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.


Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. What if time were circular, would it matter if art gets lost or destroyed, since all thoughts will be thought again anyway? To ask other readers questions about Otras Inquisicionesplease sign up. So if you’re looking for more background to his stories you’ll find it here, while he doesn’t link directly to his fiction, he makes some essays about the same themes.

Otras Inquisiciones by Borges, Jorge Luis

Whoever compared them would have seen that they were essentially the same. The themes that Borges was writing about in his more famous stories and novellas appear here as well: I flip back to the table of contents, where I see a list of titles that do not reflect the contents of the book with which I had believed myself familiar. Obras completas 1 – 10 of 11 books. I can still sense the terror of the story’s severity, as well as the oppressive dullness.

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Pages a little age-toned, else a remarkable, fine copy. What does it matter if it is this novel, or novelty, of science fiction? Inquisicciones sobre hacia Bernard Shaw: 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.

The Tale of Genji receives a glowing review, as does Mathematics and the Imagination. Other books in the series. In such later works as The Gold of the Tigers, Borges wrote of his lifelong descent into blindness and how it affected his perceptions of the world and himself as a writer. Shaw, Chesterton, Quevedo, Pascal, Kafka. Interestingly, even Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles gets a positive review, with inquisiciknes most wonderful sentence: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc.

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It is a style that he later improved upon in his latter essays. The past is indestructible; sooner or later all things will return, including the plan to abolish the past. How can these fantasies move me, and in such an intimate manner? Yes, young Jorge Luis Borges sometimes got a bit carried away with his metaphors and his comparisons of two renowned writers.

Classical literature, adventure novels, philosphy, obscure mystical tracts, half forgotten literary criticsm from the 19th century, absolutely everything is grist for his mill.

Then Borges takes out his laptop and tells me he has read my review of his book of essays, Other Inquisitions. You are currently inquisicionrs Borges Month: 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 who quotes unapologetically in French, Latin, and German and to hell with providing a translation.

These inversions inquisicionew being a reader of the book Quixote, Hamlet watching a play based on Hamlet] suggest that if the characters of a fictional work can be readers or spectators, we, its readers or spectators, can be fictitious.