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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To ask other readers questions about Otras Inquisicionesplease sign up. A prolific writer of essays, short stories, and plays, Borges’s concerns are perhaps clearest in his stories.

Otras Inquisiciones

Passerete diaframmi altrimenti infrangibili. Much of his work deals with people’s efforts to find the center of the labyrinth, symbolic of achieving understanding of their place in a mysterious universe. In fact, I am not sure I have ever read inquisicciones of them before.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. You could probably spend a lifetime just reading everything in the book’s index. It is not his strongest collection, yet it is an impressive first effort worthy of being read and re-read several times in the inquiisciones to come. I finally understand what Borges saw in The Invention of Morel. This guy writes for a completely different literary audience than mine.

Other books in the series. Classical literature, adventure novels, philosphy, obscure mystical tracts, half forgotten literary criticsm from the 19th century, absolutely everything is grist for his mill. About Jorge Luis Borges.


After some more ‘general’ essays like these he moves on to literature reviews and to movie reviews. The non-fiction equivalent of his excellent short stories. View all 6 comments. Are there essays in this book not included in the latter collection?

The literature reviews – shorter than the preceding essays – are interesting because again they show how widely and without Borges would read. It is hard to pick which one of these many fine essays are horges of reading.

Otras inquisiciones

Borges was fluent in several languages. 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. The three holes on the gutter of our copy are the vestiges of a former library binding. Then, as I scan some of the pages, I begin to see that many of the passages seem unfamiliar. After Borges rakes up an obscene number of wins, we sit next to a window, drinking a hot beverage and studying the colorful street scene outside.

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Get this book, read this book, cherish it, love it Borges could do both, while shaking great authors out of his pockets and creating links between disparate literatures and worlds. Borges is great at conveyin This guy writes for a completely different literary audience than mine.

The Tale of Genji receives a glowing review, as does Mathematics and the Imagination. Then Borges takes out his laptop and tells me he has read my review of his book of essays, Other Inquisitions.


Otras Inquisiciones by Jorge Luis Borges

And yet at Borges is always great for providing an intellectual recharge, for getting you excited about reading and thinking about reading, especially in his essays. This book contains them.

La esfera de Pascal: 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 describing his suffering, he is expressing his impressions of the borgrs that acts upon him, whether he wants it or not. Please read it before you review it.

The past is indestructible; sooner ijquisiciones later all things will return, including the plan to abolish the past. 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’. Formerly he seemed mad, which at least was something; now he seems merely simpleminded.

The themes that Borges was writing about in his more famous stories and novellas appear here as well: Nota sobre hacia Bernard Shaw: Apr 17, Elidanora rated it it was amazing. View all 6 comments.