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Borges, a reader : a selection from the writings of Jorge Luis Borges

Author: Jorge Luis Borges; Emir Rodriguez Monegal; Alastair Reid
Publisher: New York : Dutton, ©1981.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986.
Borges, a reader.
New York : Dutton, ©1981
(OCoLC)644877232
Named Person: Jorge Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Luis Borges; Emir Rodriguez Monegal; Alastair Reid
ISBN: 0525069984 9780525069980 0525476547 9780525476542 0525483268 9780525483267
OCLC Number: 7885916
Description: xi, 369 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Writer: Young poet's voice: Dawn --
General Quiroga rides to his death in a carriage --
Manuscript found in a book of Joseph Conrad --
Mythical founding of Buenos Aires --
Horse-wagon inscriptions --
Isidoro Acevedo --
Recoleta --
Rediscovering fiction: Palerma, Buenos Aires --
Vindication of the cabala --
Vindication of Basilides the False --
Our inadequacies --
Postulation of reality --
Narrative art and magic --
Elements of rhetoric --
Dread Redeemer Lzarus Morell --
Art of verbal abuse --
Man from the slums --
Mirror of ink --
Tom Castro, the implausible impostor --
Masked Dyer, Hakim of Merv --
I, a Jew --
Doctrine of cycles --
Chesterton and the labyrinths of the detective story --
Translators of the 1001 Nights --
Oswald Spengler: Capsule biography --
Modes of G.K. Chesterton --
Virginia Woolf: Capsule biography --
William Faulker: Three reviews --
Total library --
Pierre Menard, author of the Quixote --
Joyce and Neologisms --
Avatars of the Tortoise --
Some of Nietzsche's opinions --
Tlon, Uqbar, Orbis. Tertius --
Prologue to the invention of Morel --
Circular ruins --
Portrait of the Germanophile --
Cyclical night --
Lottery in Babylon --
Fragment on Joyce --
About the Purple Land --
Citizen Kane --
Dr. Jekyll and Edward Hyde, transformed --
Analytical language of John Wilkins --
Almafuerte --
On the origins of the detective story --
Melville --
Conjectural poem --
Theme of the traitor and hero --
Comment on August 23, 1944 --
Aleph --
Flower of Coleridge --
Henry James --
Our poor individualism --
Parados of Apollinaire --
First wells --
Hurry, hurry --
Dead man --
About Oscar Wilde --
New refutation of time --
Note on Walt Whitman --
House of Asterion --
Zahir --
Celebration of the monster --
Meeting in a dream --
Other death --
Nathaniel Hawthorne --
From allegories to novels --
Partial enchantments of the Quixote --
Handwriting of God --
From someone to no one --
Pascal's sphere --
Kafka and his precursors --
Metaphor --
Modesty of history --
Enigma of Edward FitzGerald --
Page to commemorate Colonel Suarez, victor at Junin --
Matthew --
South --
Dagger --
Truco --
History of the tango --
Dictator: Old poet's voice: Golem I --
Golem II --
Limits --
Poet of the Thirteenth Century --
Mirrors --
Borges and I --
Poem of the gifts --
Chess --Other tiger --
Borges --
Adrogue --
Emerson --
Camden --
Spinoza --
Poem written in a copy of Beowulf --
Brief return to realism: Intruder --
In praise of darkness --
Milonga of Manuel Flores --
Invocation to Joyce --
Prologue to Doctor Brodie's --
Doctor Brodie's report --
Poem of quantity --
Pedro Salvadores --Juan Murana Gospel according to Mark --
Guayaquil --
Blind man --
Things --
Tankas --
Threatened one --
To the German language --
Watcher --
Other --
Preface to the unending rose --
Things that might have been --
History of night --
Appendixes: Chronology --
Borges in English --
Notes --
List of translators.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Emir Rodriguez Monegal and Alastair Reid.

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