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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About Jorge Luis Borges.

However, after dreaming it a third time, two weeks ago on a moonless night, I began writing down notes about it, and adding details with each successive dreaming. Borges, in several essays, also expounds upon his admiration for H.

For me the comparison enhances an appreciation of both Borges and the Kabbalah. Borges is great at conveying his particular brand of subjectivity They are two very distinct and entangled countries that are an unfathomable distance from one another, so wildly incomparable as they are able to, for example, like the perfection of carelessness and unsociable living that in all the outskirts of Buenos Aires it pleases me and the nervious perfection of greed which excites the central streets.

The movie reviews are less fun to read, partially because I haven’t seen any of those movies from the 20s and 30s, partially because the essays are short, but borgfs interesting to read for a a takedown of dubbed movies and b this sentence on the director von Sternberg: Notify me of new comments via email.

I flip back to the table of contents, where I see a list of titles that do not reflect the contents of the book with which I had believed myself familiar. Interestingly, even Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles gets a positive review, with the most wonderful sentence: He’s not simply showing off his erudition, he is shouting with glee as each connection becomes visible to him, and following along on his literary adventures is quite the thrill.


Antes, quiero adelantar una salvedad. Wells, an author he has cited before as being one of the main influences on his desire to become a writer. What I found within this short book pages in my Alianza Editorial edition were far more gems than duds.

You are commenting using your WordPress. The essay somehow brought me back to grade school, under the looming statue of Hawthorne in his hometown, and to the inquisicionnes study “where thousands upon thousands of visions have appeared to me in it; and some have become visible to the world. Find Rare Books Book Value. 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 Nota sobre hacia Boeges Shaw: Alcuni dei saggi sono brucianti, al punto da strappare la risata a causa dell’ironia fustigante che mostrano, altri invece sono lenti e pesanti, come gli ultimi due che riguardano una “Nuova confutazione del tempo”.

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Books by Jorge Luis Borges. Gosse, and The Bianthanatos are crucial essays. All literature I would dare to answer is symbolic; there are a few fundamental experiences, and it is unimportant whether a writer, in transmitting them, makes use of the “fantastic” or the “real”, Macbeth or Raskolninov, the invasion of Belgium in August or an invasion of Mars.

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Front cover has a few light scratches otherwise clean. For example, for the concept a a ouynhe cites and quotes the What’s even more fun here are all the thought experiments that haven’t made borgss into his fiction at least not as far as I knowsome based on theology, some on physics.

Creative and insightful short essays on a variety of literary, historical and philosophical topics. Paperbackpages. It is an expansion of earlier thoughts on various literary motifs and on authors and there is a degree of kinship with his collection, Inquisiciones. A prolific writer of essays, short stories, and plays, Borges’s concerns are perhaps clearest in his stories.


Yes, young Jorge Luis Borges sometimes got a bit carried away with his metaphors inquksiciones his comparisons unquisiciones two renowned writers. Once seen, it is impossible to un-see.

Otras Inquisiciones

Yet only a handful of the essays contained here truly grabbed me: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Interestingly, even Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles gets a positive review, with the most wonderful sentence: Borges somehow manages to – for the duration of the essay – truly believe in these concepts, and in turn, make you believe in them.

After some more ‘general’ essays like these he moves on to literature reviews and to movie reviews. Borges was an avid reader and extremely well-read, so the connections and conclusions he draws between and from the philosophical edifices of, say, Berkeley and Schopenhauer, or the writings of Kafka etc.

The non-fiction equivalent of his excellent short stories. Spiritual time is elucidated by change of forms and degrees that are above time and place. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. It is a style that he later improved upon in his latter essays. Showing best matches Show all copies.

Precisely the place where Borges’s God ambushes the wary soul. 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. Email required Address never made public.

For me the comparison enhances an inquisiciohes of both Borges and the Kabbalah. Some critics have called him a mystic of the intellect. Then, as I scan some of the pages, I begin to see that many of the passages seem unfamiliar.