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Borges and his successors : the Borgesian impact on literature and the arts

Author: Edna Aizenberg
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The centrality of Jorge Luis Borges to the contemporary aesthetic imagination has been widely recognized, and here the author brings together specially commissioned and translated essays from a  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Borges and his successors.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c1990
(OCoLC)644604347
Named Person: Jorge Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edna Aizenberg
ISBN: 082620712X 9780826207128
OCLC Number: 19512956
Description: xi, 296 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Edna Aizenberg --
I. Redefining national literatures: On the diverse (South American) intonation of some (universal) metaphors / Ana María Barrenechea ; Borges and contemporary Argentine writers : continuity and change / Marta Morello-Frosch ; "It cannot not be there" : Borges and Australia's Peter Carey / Robert Ross ; Borges in Germany : a difficult and contradictory fascination / Rafael Gutiérrez Girardot ; The third tiger, or, from Blanchot to Borges / Françoise Collin --
II. A new critical idiom: Borges's modernism and the new critical idiom / Jaime Alazraki ; The library is on fire : intertextuality in Borges and Foucault / Gerry O'Sullivan ; Borges and Emir : the writer and his reader / Suzanne Jill Levine ; Borges and Derrida : apothecaries / Emir Rodríquez Monegal ; Borges, De Man, and the deconstruction of reading / Herman Rapaport ; The mirror and the encyclopedia : Borgesian codes in Umberto Eco's The name of the rose / Christine de Lailhacar --
III. In dialogue with other writers: The last fictions : Calvino's Borgesian odysseys / Jerry Varsava ; Postmodern precursor : the Borgesian image in innovative American fiction / Geoffrey Green ; Salvador Elizondo and Severo Sarduy : two Borgesian writers / Malva E. Filer --
IV. The visual arts: Borges and the new Latin American cinema / Richard Peña ; Dream of a Golem / Jules Kirschenbaum --
V. Hebraism and poetic influence: Borges and the Hebraism of contemporary literary theory / Edna Aizenberg ; Introduction to two lectures by Borges / Edna Aizenberg ; The book of Job / Jorge Luis Borges ; Baruch Spinoza / Jorge Luis Borges.
Responsibility: edited by Edna Aizenberg.

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