Other inquisitions, 1937-1952

Capa
University of Texas Press, 1964 - 205 páginas
This remarkable book by one of the great writers of our time includes essays on a proposed universal language, a justification of suicide, a refutation of time, the nature of dreams, and the intricacies of linguistic forms. Borges comments on such literary figures as Pascal, Coleridge, Cervantes, Hawthorne, Whitman, Valé ry, Wilde, Shaw, and Kafka. With extraordinary grace and erudition, he ranges in time, place, and subject from Omar Khayyam to Joseph Conrad, from ancient China to modern England, from world revolution to contemporary slang.

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Even when writing about an obscure writer or concept, Borges is always an agreeable companion. He spent his entire life absorbing books, both fiction and nonfiction, in every imaginable genre and ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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The Wall and the Books
3
The Flower of Coleridge
10
Time and J W Dunne
18
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