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Labyrinths : selected stories & other writings

Author: Jorge Luis Borges
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Series: New directions paperbook, 186
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of tales, literary and metaphysical essays, and parables. The short stories have dreamlike esoteric, and mystical themes, but throughout the book recurs the image of the labyrinth in the fantasy of the dremam within a dream, the circular repetition of time and of history.-TE744.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Translations
Named Person: Jorge Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Luis Borges
OCLC Number: 70856376
Notes: Originally published: New York, New Directions Pub. Corp., ©1964. Augmented ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Fictions: Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis tertius; Garden of forking paths; Lottery in Babylon; Pierre Menard, author of the Quixote; Circular ruins; Library of Babel; Funes the memorious; Shape of the sword; Theme of the traitor and the hero; Death and the compass; Sweet miracle; Three versions of Judas; Sect of the phoenix; Immortal; Theologians; Story of the warrior and the captive; Emma Zunz; House of Asterion; Deutsches requiem; Averroe's search; Zahir; Waiting; God's script --
Essays: Argentine writer and the tradition; Wall and the books; Fearful sphere of Pascal; Partial magic in the Quixote; Valéry as symbol; Kafka and his precursors; Avatars of the tortoise; Mirror of enigmas; Note on (toward) Bernard Shaw; New refutation of time --
Parables: Inferno, 1, 32; Paradiso, XXXI, 108; Ragnarök; Parable of Cervantes and the Quixote; Witness; Problem; Borges and I; Everything and nothing --
Elegy.
Series Title: New directions paperbook, 186
Other Titles: Selections.
Responsibility: edited by Donald A. Yates & James E. Irby ; Pref. by André Maurois.

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A collection of tales, literary and metaphysical essays, and parables. The short stories have dreamlike esoteric, and mystical themes, but throughout the book recurs the image of the labyrinth in the fantasy of the dremam within a dream, the circular repetition of time and of history.-TE744.

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