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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After some more ‘general’ essays like these he moves on to literature reviews and to movie reviews. The Tale of Genji receives a glowing review, as does Mathematics and the Imagination.

Otras Inquisiciones by Jorge Luis Borges

Another volume in this publisher’s “Obras Completas” series. Borges cites widely, from French books on Chinese philosophy, from Horges literature, to English medieval literature, it’s a huge network if you want to see more of that network, get Professor Borges: Passerete diaframmi altrimenti infrangibili.

Front cover has a few light scratches otherwise clean.

What does it matter if inquisicionse is this novel, or novelty, of science fiction? You are commenting using your WordPress. About Jorge Luis Borges. What is the difference between this book and the later larger “Selected Nonfictions”? Being impressed with Borges’ erudition is easy to get all of the literary and historical references here you’d have to have spent the last solid 20 years of your life reading, and widelyand one can’t but love a man who quotes unapologetically in French, Latin, and German and to hell with providing a translation.

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Gosse, and The Bianthanatos are crucial essays. Please read it before you review it. Alianza Buenos Aires, AR.


Otras Inquisiciones

See 1 question about Otras Inquisiciones…. Borges riesce a distillare per noi delle immagini mentali nate millenni fa. What is wrong with my review? Whoever compared them would have seen that they were essentially the same. I like to think borgws this book as time traveling into a cafe in Buenos Aires to discuss the issues of the day.

Dreams demand attention because they show how forms can morph and yet remain constant in their denotation. Nota sobre hacia Bernard Shaw: He was a target of political persecution during the Peron regime, and supported the military obrges that overthrew it.

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. It occurs to me that to go on showing the extent to which every Borges story is not just affected by but steeped in Kabbalah is pointless.

A book is not an isolated entity: Todos los escritores son el mismo, todos los poemas son un fragmento de un poema infinito.

Yet only a handful of the essays contained here inquiskciones grabbed me: Formerly he seemed mad, which at least was something; now he seems merely simpleminded. He died in Geneva, Switzerland, in A worthy read, but one best dipped into at your points of interest rather than waded straight through.

Nevertheless, they cannot be described as “essays” in a strictly scholarly sense.

Creative and insightful short essays on a variety of literary, historical and philosophical topics. You could probably spend a lifetime just reading everything in the book’s index. I look, and see my review there, with its mentions of the subjects of the essays—books, dreams, allegory, literature, philosophy, time.

T I love two kinds of authors: I finally understand what Borges saw in The Invention of Morel. This was not something that I recalled encountering in previous studies of Joyce, yet in reflecting upon what Borges wrote here, it does make quite a bit of inquisicionws. Thus the essay ends in this fashion:. In part because inqisiciones is a uniformity to these essays, as Borges would strike a conversational tone, such as that of a favorite professor presenting a casual and yet informative lecture to a class.


Los textos reunidos en “Otras inquisiciones” tocan temas muy queridos de Jorge Luis Borges: My library Help Advanced Book Search. And yet at Borges is always great for providing an intellectual recharge, blrges getting you excited about reading and thinking about reading, especially in his essays.

Summaries or descriptions of poetry hose principal virtue is music are useless and would only defeat our purpose”. Cambridge and New York: 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 And seeking of course does mean finding: Borges riesce a distillare per noi delle immagini mentali nate millenni fa.

Whoever compared them would have seen that they were essentially the same. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Published first published Trivia About Other Inquisition View all 3 comments. Borges is great at conveyin This guy writes for a completely different literary audience than mine. Used – Very Good.