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Borges, Swedenborg and mysticism

Author: William Rowlandson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Peter Lang, [2013]
Series: Hispanic Studies: Culture and Ideas, volume 50
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jorge Luis Borges was profoundly interested in the ill-defined and shape-shifting traditions of mysticism. This book examines the relationship between Borges' own recorded mystical experiences and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jorge Luis Borges; Emanuel Swedenborg; Jorge Luis Borges; Emanuel Swedenborg; Jorge Luis Borges; Emanuel Swedenborg
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Rowlandson
ISBN: 9783034308113 3034308116
OCLC Number: 824686386
Description: 257 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Fantastic or real? Borges' reading of Dante and Swedenborg --
Was Borges a mystic, and does it matter? --
In the shadow of William James: Borges as scholar of mysticism --
Two lectures on Swedenborg: Emerson and Borges --
The influence of Swedenborg on Borges --
Conclusion: Confronting the shadow: the hero's journey in "El Etnógrafo."
Series Title: Hispanic Studies: Culture and Ideas, volume 50
Responsibility: William Rowlandson.

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