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Jorge Luis Borges : a writer on the edge

Author: Beatriz Sarlo; John King
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1993.
Series: Critical studies in Latin American culture.
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Sarlo explores Argentine nuances and traditions through brilliant close readings of specific stories. She shows how even Borges's most fantastic tales deal with philosophical and moral problems concerning the fate of individual men and women and their relationships to wider society.
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Sarlo, Beatriz.
Jorge Luis Borges.
London ; New York : Verso, 1993
(OCoLC)623894286
Named Person: Jorge Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beatriz Sarlo; John King
ISBN: 0860914402 9780860914402 0860916359 9780860916352
OCLC Number: 28256719
Description: xviii, 148 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Writing on the Edge. 1. A Landscape for Borges. 2. Borges and Argentine Literature. 3. Tradition and Conflicts. 4. Tropes of Fantastic Literature. 5. Imaginary Constructions. 6. The Question of Order --
Pt. 2. The Avant-Garde, Buenos Aires and Modernity. 7. The Adventure of Martin Fierro: The Avant-Garde and Criollismo. 8. Utopia and the Avant-Garde.
Series Title: Critical studies in Latin American culture.
Responsibility: Beatriz Sarlo ; edited by John King.
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Sarlo explores Argentine nuances and traditions through brilliant close readings of specific stories. She shows how even Borges's most fantastic tales deal with philosophical and moral problems concerning the fate of individual men and women and their relationships to wider society.

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