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Labyrinths : selected stories & other writings

Author: Jorge Luis Borges; James East Irby; André Maurois; Donald A Yates
Publisher: New York : New Directions Pub. Corp., 1964.
Series: New Directions paperbook, 186.
Edition/Format:   Book : Mixed form : English : Augmented edView all editions and formats
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Forty short stories and essays have been selected as representative of the Argentine writer's metaphysical narratives.
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Genre/Form: Mystery and detective fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Jorge Luis Borges
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Luis Borges; James East Irby; André Maurois; Donald A Yates
ISBN: 0811200124 9780811200127
OCLC Number: 260942
Notes: Short stories, essays and parables.
Description: xxiii, 260 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis tertius --
The Garden of Forking Paths --
The lottery in Babylon --
Pierre Menard, author of the Quixote --
The circular ruins --
The library of Babel --
Funes the Memorious --
The shape of the sword --
Theme of the traitor and the hero --
Death and the compass --
The sweet miracle --
Three versions of Judas --
The Sect of the Phoenix --
The immortal --
The theologians --
Story of the warrior and the captive --
Emma Zunz --
The House of Asterion --
Deutsches requiem --
Averroes' search --
The Zahir --
The waiting --
The god's script --
The Argentine writer and tradition --
The wall and the books --
The fearful sphere of Pascal --
Partial magic in the Quixote --
Valéry as symbol --
Kafka and his precursors --
Avatars of the tortoise --
The mirror of enigmas --
A note on (toward) Bernard Shaw --
A new refutation of time --
Inferno, 1, 32 --
Paradiso, XXXI, 108 --
Ragnarök --
Parable of Cervantes and the Quixote --
The witness --
A problem --
Borges and I --
Everything and nothing --
Elegy.
Series Title: New Directions paperbook, 186.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Jorge Luis Borges ; edited by Donald A. Yates & James E. Irby ; preface by André Maurois.

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Forty short stories and essays have been selected as representative of the Argentine writer's metaphysical narratives.

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