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Borges, the passion of an endless quotation

Borges, the passion of an endless quotation

Author: Lisa Block de Behar; William Egginton; Christopher RayAlexander
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2014.
Series: SUNY series in Latin American and Iberian thought and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : Second editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Block de Behar, Lisa.
Borges, the passion of an endless quotation.
(DLC) 2013014428
Named Person: Jorge Luis Borges; Jorge Luis Borges
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Block de Behar; William Egginton; Christopher RayAlexander
ISBN: 9781438450322 143845032X
OCLC Number: 874659848
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Author's Introduction; Translator's Introduction to the First Edition; 1. First Words; 2. Variations on a Letter avant-la-lettre; I; II; III; 3. Paradoxa Ortodoxa; The Contradictions of Writing; To Hear Oneself or Tear Oneself Away: Where To?; A Literal Difference; Prophecy or Provocation?; The Ultrarealism of Borges; Either the Letter or the Cipher; 4. On "Ultrarealism": Borges and Bioy Casares (The Interlacing of the Imagination and Memory on the Thresholds of Other Worlds); 5. Borges and García Márquez: On How to Put Life into Words, and How to Recount Them. 6. A Complexly Woven Plot: Borges, Bioy Casares, Blanqui (Conjectures and Conjunctions at the Limits of Possible Worlds)7. Theoretical Invention in Fiction: Marvels, Miracles, and the Gazes of Miranda; A Particular History; Between Two Means; Theoretical Disenchantments: Secularization and Globalization; The Limits of Criticism; 8. The Ironies of a Blind Seer; Of Mere Titles; Blindness: A Point of View; Blind Gazes; Gallery of Photographs; 9. Symbols and the Search for Unity; 10. The Paradoxes of Paradoxes; 11. Vox in Deserto: Borges and the History of Sand; 12. The Mystery of the Name. 13. Repetitions Are No SurpriseReserved Passages; 14. The Imagination of Knowledge; 15. The Place of the Library; 16. Fiction between Fraud and Farce: Parodies and Properties of the Name; Notes; Index.
Series Title: SUNY series in Latin American and Iberian thought and culture.
Other Titles: Borges, la pasión de una cita sin fin.
Responsibility: Lisa Block de Behar ; translated by William Egginton with Christopher Ray Alexander.


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