Download e-book for iPad: A Companion to Jorge Luis Borges (Monografías A) by Steven Boldy

By Steven Boldy

ISBN-10: 1855661896

ISBN-13: 9781855661899

Jorge Luis Borges is among the key writers of the 20 th century within the context of either Hispanic and global literature. This Companion has been designed for prepared readers of Borges whether or not they process him in English or Spanish, inside or outdoors a college context. It takes his tales and essays of the 40's and fifties, particularly Ficciones and El Aleph, to be his most important works, and organizes its fabric as a result. approximately thirds of the booklet analyzes the tales of this era textual content through textual content. The early sections map Borges's highbrow trajectoryup to the fifties in a few element, and as much as his demise extra in brief. they target to supply an account of the context to be able to let the reader greatest entry to the that means and importance of his workand current a biographical narrative built opposed to the Argentine literary international during which Borges was once a key participant, the Argentine highbrow culture in its ancient context, and the Argentineand global politics to which his works reply in additional or much less visible ways.

STEVEN BOLDY is Reader in Latin American Literature on the collage of Cambridge.

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