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Humor in Borges

Author: René de Costa
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Wayne State University Press, ©2000.
Series: Humor in life and letters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986), an Argentine writer of serious avant-garde poetry and prose, often wrote of the humor in the works of contemporaneous authors such as Franz Kafka. In response to this humor, Borges created a comedic tradition all his own. Humor in Borges studies the humor embedded in the fiction of a serious and metaphysical literary figure."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Named Person: Jorge Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: René de Costa
ISBN: 0814328881 9780814328880
OCLC Number: 42420915
Description: 145 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Making the Serious Funny --
2. Having Fun --
3. Making Fun of Others --
4. Fun in Fictions and The Aleph --
5. Writing to Be Funny --
6. Fun in the Later Fictions.
Series Title: Humor in life and letters.
Responsibility: René de Costa.

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Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1985) was an Argentine writer of serious avant-garde poetry and prose. This work studies the humour embedded in the author. The author aims to show how Borges was concerned  Read more...

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