The Borges Tradition Norman Thomas di Giovanni

ISBN: 9780094738409

Published: January 1st 1995

Hardcover

140 pages


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The Borges Tradition  by  Norman Thomas di Giovanni

The Borges Tradition by Norman Thomas di Giovanni
January 1st 1995 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 140 pages | ISBN: 9780094738409 | 9.21 Mb

The Anglo-Argentine Societys annual Jorge Luis Borges lectures were inaugurated in 1983, with Borges himself delivering the opening talk. The first set, collected in 1988 under the title In Memory of Borges, also contained work by Graham Greene andMoreThe Anglo-Argentine Societys annual Jorge Luis Borges lectures were inaugurated in 1983, with Borges himself delivering the opening talk.

The first set, collected in 1988 under the title In Memory of Borges, also contained work by Graham Greene and Mario Vargas Llosa. The Borges Tradition, which includes essays by both imaginative writers and scholars, collects the lectures given from 1988 to 1993. The volume treats us to the subversive humour of Cuban-British novelist Guillermo Cabrera Infante- the late Angela Carter detailing Borgess imaginary zoo- Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes describing his early formative years in Buenos Aires- Simon Collier marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.

H. Hudson- and the celebrated Argentine novelist, Adolfo Bioy-Casares, Borgess long-time friend and collaborator, holding an informal conversation with his audience. Appendices include an important essay by Adolfo Bioy-Casares on his work with Borges and a checklist, compiled by Jason Wilson, of Argentine literature published in English between 1988 and 1993.



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