skip to content
A Russian doll and other stories Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A Russian doll and other stories

Author: Adolfo Bioy Casares
Publisher: New York : New Directions Pub. Corp., ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A Russian Doll and Other Stories, published in Spanish in 1991 as Una muneca rusa, is the ninth collection of short fiction by one of this century's premier Argentinian writers who, with his fellow countrymen Julio Cortazar and Jorge Luis Borges, helped change the world's perception of Latin American literature. Bioy Casares' narratives are elegant and urbane, his style precise and streamlined, as he paces his
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Adolfo Bioy Casares; Adolfo Bioy Casares
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adolfo Bioy Casares
ISBN: 0811212114 9780811212113 0811212122 9780811212120
OCLC Number: 25628320
Description: v, 131 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: A Russian doll --
A meeting in Rauch --
Cato --
The navigator returns to his country --
Our trip (a diary) --
Underwater --
Three fantasies in minor key.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Adolfo Bioy Casares ; translated by Suzanne Jill Levine.

Abstract:

A Russian Doll and Other Stories, published in Spanish in 1991 as Una muneca rusa, is the ninth collection of short fiction by one of this century's premier Argentinian writers who, with his fellow countrymen Julio Cortazar and Jorge Luis Borges, helped change the world's perception of Latin American literature. Bioy Casares' narratives are elegant and urbane, his style precise and streamlined, as he paces his characters through seriocomic traps of fate - ensnared by.

love, impelled by lust, ambition, or plain greed, even metamorphosed by pharmaceuticals. These are not stories in a psychological mode but like the image of the Russian doll of the title piece are carefully wrought congeries of intractable selves within selves.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/25628320>
library:oclcnum"25628320"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/25628320>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:copyrightYear"1992"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1992"
schema:description"love, impelled by lust, ambition, or plain greed, even metamorphosed by pharmaceuticals. These are not stories in a psychological mode but like the image of the Russian doll of the title piece are carefully wrought congeries of intractable selves within selves."@en
schema:description"A Russian doll -- A meeting in Rauch -- Cato -- The navigator returns to his country -- Our trip (a diary) -- Underwater -- Three fantasies in minor key."@en
schema:description"A Russian Doll and Other Stories, published in Spanish in 1991 as Una muneca rusa, is the ninth collection of short fiction by one of this century's premier Argentinian writers who, with his fellow countrymen Julio Cortazar and Jorge Luis Borges, helped change the world's perception of Latin American literature. Bioy Casares' narratives are elegant and urbane, his style precise and streamlined, as he paces his characters through seriocomic traps of fate - ensnared by."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1059226819>
schema:genre"Translations"@en
schema:genre"Fiction."@en
schema:genre"Fiction"@en
schema:genre"Translations."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"A Russian doll and other stories"@en
schema:numberOfPages"131"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.