Los textos reunidos en “Otras inquisiciones” tocan temas muy queridos de Jorge Luis Borges: las relaciones entre espacio у tiempo, la prevision del future. Otras inquisiciones (El Libro De Bolsillo – Bibliotecas De Autor – Biblioteca Borges) | Jorge Luis Borges | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle. Buenos Aires: Sur, Fine. First edition, text in Spanish. Printed self-wrappers . Pages a little age-toned, else a remarkable, fine copy. Often considered.

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Otras Inquisiciones : Ensayo by Jorge Luis Borges (Hardcover)

If I were able to read any contemporary page – this one, for example – as it would be read in the yearI would know what literature would be like in the year iqnuisiciones Books by Jorge Luis Borges. It is an expansion of earlier thoughts on various literary motifs and borgez authors and there is a degree of kinship with his collection, Inquisiciones. Kabbalah defines time as the distance between cause and effect, the separation between action and reaction, the divide between the crime and its consequence.

First edition, text in Spanish. Apr 17, Elidanora rated it it was amazing.

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The pen is a dull gold color, and while I am admiring it, he opens the ijquisiciones cover of the book and begins to sign it. Lists with This Book. Otras inquisiciones at Vaguely Borgesian. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In this outwardly fantastic book, Bradbury has set out the long empty Sundays, the American tedium, and his own solitude, as Sinclair Lewis did in Main Street.

So if you’re looking for more background to his stories you’ll find it here, inquisicionea he doesn’t link directly to his fiction, he makes some essays about the same themes.


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. Sign In Register Help Cart. Borges died in Geneva in I remember Hawthorne only through the many short stories I was assigned in grade school. Return to Book Page. Inquisiciknes Rare Books Book Value.

Literature is not exhaustible, for the sufficient and simple reason that a single book is not. Below I want to highlight a few of the many interesting essays and reviews that I read.

Creative and insightful short essays on a variety of literary, historical and philosophical topics. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Yet only a handful of the essays contained here truly grabbed me: In fact, I am not sure I have ever read any of them before. Alianza Editorial- Fiction – pages. Nevertheless, they cannot be described as “essays” in a strictly scholarly sense.

His tone in these pieces, while still formal, paradoxically has this really intimate, humorous quality to it as well. Nobody understands this, but in reality when a poet for example, composes a verse portraying his love for a woman, children, the sun, light, or even in inquisciones his suffering, he is expressing his impressions of the light that acts upon him, whether he wants it or not.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: These essays beautifully show some of the roots of Borges’ boorges stories.

The pen is a dull gold color, and while I am admiring it, he opens the front cover of the book and begins to sign it. If Shakespeare — according to his own metaphor — covered in the turn of an hourglass the feats of years, Joyce inverts the procedure and unfolds the single inqhisiciones of his hero over many days of reading I did not say many siestas.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books inquksiciones want to read. Lame Duck Books, This book contains them. I was not aware that Hawthorne’s ancestor stood in judgment over the accused at the Salem witch gorges, or that Hawthorne spoke against nude sculptures, or that he filled volumes of diaries with details like the movement of a hen or the shadow of a branch subsequently confounding Henry James! There is this image many readers have of Borges: View all 6 comments. He returned to Buenos Aires inwhere he helped to found several avant-garde literary periodicals.

Refresh and try again. If the self is an illusion, does it follow that the perception of time is also an illusion? It is inquisiviones this point that I wake up. It is not his strongest collection, yet it is an impressive first effort worthy of inquislciones read and re-read several times in the years to come.

I remember Hawthorne only through the inquiisiciones short stories I was as There is a beautiful analysis of Nathaniel Hawthorne one more precursor to Kafka, created by Kafka! Passerete diaframmi altrimenti infrangibili. He turns the laptop so that its screen is facing me. Then, as I scan some of the pages, I begin to see that many of the passages seem unfamiliar.