Other Inquisitions. By Jorge Luis Borges. Translated by Ruth L. C. Simms; introduction by James Irby. This remarkable book by one of the great. Other Inquisitions, – Jorge Luis Borges: Life: essays, Otras inquisiciones (–) (Other Inquisitions, –), revealed him at his analytic. Jorge Luis Borges: Other inquisitions, – Translated by Ruth L. C. Simms. pp. University of Texas Press. $

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Borges is always great for providing an intellectual recharge, for getting you excited about reading and thinking about reading, especially in his essays. Como siempre, Borges no me decepciona. Borges comments on such literary figures as Pascal, Coleridge, Cervantes, Hawthorne, Mar 17, Anjan rated it really liked it.

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Ancient Panama Mary W. From inside the book. Inquisitionx using our website you agree to our use of cookies. The Bow and the Lyre Octavio Paz. God and our friends and Shakespeare will collaborate with us.

He collected the stories of a class and published them. Jan 19, Aaron rated it it was amazing. The first time I read this I knew I had encountered something special. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.


Other Inquisitions

The literature reviews – shorter than the preceding essays – are interesting because again they show how widely and without Borges would read. Precisely the place where Borges’s God ambushes the wary soul. Reading these, it’s hard to not be overwhelmed by how vast his erudition is. He was also a poet and lther writer of essays.

Borges riesce a distillare per noi delle immagini mentali nate millenni fa. He wrote two substantial pieces on the work and made frequent allusion to it in his themes and stories. He’s not simply showing off his erudition, he is shouting with glee as each connection becomes visible to him, and following along on his literary adventures is quite the thrill. Inquistions to Read Currently Reading Read. Wonderful article, Borges is inqjisitions worth telling more people about, remarkable man, great writer.

Literary Essays Literary Studies: I look from the screen to Borges, whose expression is that of one who is waiting to hear the sound of a tree falling in the forest. A conti fatti uno di quei libri imprescindibili per una biblioteca colta, ma non una lettura da relax.

Quotes from Other Inquisitions. Jan 01, Shaun rated it it was amazing. Pope Francis stated in an interview that two of his favorite authors were Dostoevsky and Borges.

Other Inquisitions, by Jorge Luis Borges

Inquiaitions was most gifted with his ability to see metaphors. Las alarmas del Dr. What is the difference between this book and the later larger “Selected Nonfictions”?

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Jan 09, Matteo rated it it was amazing. View all 6 comments. Every letter of every alphabet contains its inquisitioms meaning because people convey their sensations through books. A great read he is and a good one by you. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Borges escribe de una manera preciosa. Borges believed that reading was an act of art- no less important than the act of writing and by extension listening and looking. Spiritual time is elucidated by change of forms and degrees that are above time and place.

However, after dreaming it a third time, two weeks ago on a moonless night, I began writing down notes about it, and adding details with each successive dreaming. One literature differs from another, either before or after it, not so much because of the text as for the manner in which it is read.

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