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Items related to Ficciones (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics. Jorge Luis Borges Ficciones (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics Series). ISBN 13: 9780679422990. Reading Jorge Luis Borges is an experience akin to having the top of one's head removed for repairs. First comes the unfamiliar breeze tickling your cerebral cortex; then disorientation, even mild discomfort; and finally, the sense that the world has been irrevocably altered-and in this case, rendered infinitely more complex.
A compilation of Borges short fiction utilizing the translations of Norman Thomas di Giovanni whenever possible. The seventeen pieces in Ficciones demonstrate the whirlwind of Borges's genius and mirror the precision and potency of his intellect and inventiveness, his piercing irony, his skepticism, and his obsession with fantasy. Borges sends us on a journey into a compelling, bizarre, and profoundly resonant realm; we enter the fearful sphere of Pascal's abyss, the surreal and literal labyrinth of books, and the iconography of eternal return.
Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics. A reference list for the Contemporary Classics set by Everyman's Library. Ficciones by. Jorge Luis Borges. Publisher's Description - From Chinua Achebe to Toni Morrison and Raymond Chandler to Joan Didion, the Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics set is a collection of the finest literature of our time by award-winning and bestselling writers with new introductions and author chronologies. Please do not make any changes to this list. score: 180, and 2 people voted.
by Jorge Luis Borges (Author), John Sturrock (Introduction). Hardcover: 192 pages. Borges' fictions are narrative at its purest. -from the Introduction by John Sturrock. From the Inside Flap. Introduction by John Sturrock; Translation by Anthony Kerrigan, et al. See all Product description.
Jorge Luis Borges was born in Buenos Aires in 1899 and was educated in Europe
Jorge Luis Borges was born in Buenos Aires in 1899 and was educated in Europe. One of the most widely acclaimed writers of our time, he published many collections of poems, essays and short stories before his death in Geneva in 1986. He was director of the Argentine National Library from 1955 until 1973. Mario Vargas Llosa, in a tribute to Borges, has written: 'His is a world of clear, pure, and at the same time unusual ideas expressed in words of great directness and restraint. was a superb storyteller.
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