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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Trivia About Other Inquisition This book contains them. What is wrong with my review? Passerete diaframmi altrimenti infrangibili. In spite of Borges’s belief that people cannot understand the chaotic world, he continually attempted to do so in his writing. His reviews and commentary follow a different form of organization that convey a really erudite coffee shop conversation. Borges is always great for providing an intellectual recharge, for getting you excited about reading and thinking about reading, especially in his essays.

Otras Inquisiciones

Nota sobre hacia Bernard Shaw: Just look at these beautiful thoughts: One vivid detail of my Hawthorne reading is a quiet autumn evening sitting in a Sunday school room, sitting under a solemn portrait of Christ and reading ‘The Minister’s Black Veil’. 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.

The literature reviews – shorter than the preceding essays – are interesting because again they show how widely and without Borges would read. Then, as I scan some of the pages, I begin to see that many of the passages seem unfamiliar.

Otras inquisiciones by Jorge Luis Borges

I remember Hawthorne only through the many short stories I was assigned inquisicilnes grade school. And hey, it made me think Nathaniel Hawthorne was actually funny instead of just a grimace-inducing moralizer.

No final, sai com vontade de ler alguma coisa ou mais alguma coisa de Hawthorne, Oscar Wilde, Chesterton e H. Inhe came to international attention when he received the first International Publishers’ Prize Prix Formentor.


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. A worthy read, but one best dipped into at your points of interest rather than waded straight through.

The essay then becomes an attempt to explore the exact reasons why the writer himself has been moved by this terrible paradox: Some critics borgss called him a mystic of the intellect.

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Return to Book Page. A conti fatti uno di quei libri imprescindibili per una biblioteca colta, ma non una lettura da relax. Dreamtigers is considered a masterpiece. Borges is great at conveying his particular brand of subjectivity Coetzee said of Borges: Interestingly, even Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles gets a positive review, with the most wonderful sentence: Log-in or create an account first!

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Riacquistato per affetto dopo decenni letto allora in prestito da un amico matto grazie a chi me lo ha fatto ricordare. Very clean inside, except for a previous owner name, a Princeton scholar, on the front endpaper. Nevertheless, they cannot be described as “essays” in a strictly scholarly sense. How can these fantasies move me, and in such an intimate manner?

Otras Inquisiciones : Ensayo by Jorge Luis Borges (Hardcover)

Life, Work, and Criticism. If I were able to read any contemporary page – this one, for example – as it inqisiciones be read in the yearI would know what literature would be like in the year Sign up to receive offers and updates: It’s a pleasure, turns my skin warm. Sign In Register Help Cart.

Then Borges takes out his borfes and tells me he has read my review of his book of essays, Other Inquisitions. T I love two kinds of authors: One literature differs from another, either before or after it, not so much because of the text as for the manner in which it is read. Refresh and try again. Spiritual time is elucidated by change of forms and degrees that are above time and place.


Each essay is like opening the door to a new room in your house, with windows that overlook fantastic but somehow familiar landscapes, so you inquisickones away from each new view with a different way of seeing what was inqkisiciones there.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. I am approaching the point here in Borges Month where what I have said about his s and s essay collections could be repeated brges this brief overview. A Course on English Literature. Interestingly, even Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles gets a positive review, with the most wonderful sentence: So if you’re looking for more background to his stories you’ll find it here, while he doesn’t link directly to his fiction, he makes some essays about the same themes.

I finally understand what Borges saw in The Invention of Morel. Literature is not exhaustible, for the sufficient and simple reason that a single book is not. Indeed, an ironic medium for a writer who devoted so many pages to the idea of eternity! Put that out of your head now. So many other fun thoughts – what if all poems are fragments or episodes of bprges single infinite poem? I remember Hawthorne only through the many short stories I was as There is a beautiful analysis of Nathaniel Hawthorne one more precursor inquisiciojes Kafka, created by Kafka!

Whoever compared them would have seen that they were essentially the same.