Put that out of your head now. Imagine a 25 year-old neophyte writing about 17th century Spanish poets, then casually switching to writing about the philosophical underpinnings of George Berkeley or Sir Thomas Browne. There are some gaps in his coverage, gaps that he did later fill in with books released in his 50s and 60s. What I found within this short book pages in my Alianza Editorial edition were far more gems than duds. Below I want to highlight a few of the many interesting essays and reviews that I read. Friendship unites; hatred also joins.
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Shaktijas Borges is always great for providing an intellectual recharge, for getting you excited about reading and thinking about reading, especially in his essays. Newer Post Older Post Home. No final, sai com vontade de ler alguma coisa ou mais alguma coisa de Hawthorne, Oscar Wilde, Chesterton e H. So splendid a thesis, makes any fallacy committed by the author insignificant.
Every letter of every alphabet contains its spiritual meaning because people convey their sensations through books. This guy writes for a completely different literary audience than mine. Otras Inquisiciones by Borges, Jorge Luis The literature reviews — shorter than the preceding essays — are interesting because again they show how widely and without Borges would read. It is at this point that I wake up. I love two kinds of authors: Front cover has a few light scratches otherwise clean.
And finally, a few words are due about the image heading this Collection Highlight essay. A conti fatti uno di quei libri imprescindibili per una biblioteca colta, ma non una lettura da relax. New in New dust jacket. The Tale of Genji receives a glowing review, as does Mathematics and the Imagination. May 1 year ago. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Of the many British writers, none is so accessible to foreigners. I remember Hawthorne only through the many short stories I was assigned in grade school. Indeed, an ironic medium for otrss writer who devoted so many pages to the idea of eternity! Then, as I scan some of the pages, I begin to see that many of the passages seem unfamiliar. It is interesting, however, to read what Borges in his 20s had to say about Quevedo and the subtle differences in approach and theme in talking about him in his early 50s.
The literature reviews inquisidiones shorter than the preceding essays — are interesting because again they show how widely and without Borges would read.
And hey, it made me think Nathaniel Hawthorne was actually funny instead of just a grimace-inducing moralizer. Reading a book as opposed to consuming a book Borges Month: Showing best matches Show all copies.
Bat Otras inquisiciones Borges is great at conveyin This guy writes for a completely different literary audience than mine. T I love two kinds of authors: What does it matter if it is this novel, or novelty, of science fiction? Inafter the fall of Juan Peron, whom borrges vigorously opposed, he was appointed director of the Argentine National Library. The same holds true for discussions of Walt Whitman and Miguel Cervantes. Classical literature, adventure novels, philosphy, obscure mystical tracts, half forgotten literary criticsm from the 19th century, absolutely everything is grist for his mill.
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