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Siete noches (Tierra Firme) (Spanish Edition) [Paperback]

By Jorge Luis Borges & Roy Bartholomew (Contributor)
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Studio: Fondo de Cultura Economica USA
Pages   171
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 5.25" Height: 8.25"
Weight:   0.55 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Dec 31, 2007
Publisher   Fondo de Cultura Economica USA
ISBN  9681664094  
ISBN13  9789681664091  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Jorges Luis Borgeswas born in Buenos Aires in 1899 and educated in Europe. One of the most widely acclaimed writers of our time, he published many collections of poems, essays and short stories, before his death in Geneva in June 1986.In 1961 Borges shared the International Publishers' Prize with Samuel Beckett. The Ingram Merrill Foundation granted him its Annual Literary Award in 1966 for his "outstanding contribution to literature." In 1971 Columbia University awarded him the first of many degrees of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa that he was to receive from the English-speaking world. In 1971 he received the fifth biennial Jerusalem Prize and in 1973 was given the Alfonso Reyes Prize, one of Mexico's most prestigious cultural awards. In 1980 he shared the Cervantes Prize (the Spanish world's highest literary accolade) with Gerardo Diego. Borges was Director of the Argentine National Library from 1955 until 1973. In a tribute to Borges, Mario Vargas Llosa wrote: "His is a world of clear, pure, and at the same time unusual ideas...expressed in words of great directness and restraint. [He] was a superb storyteller. One reads most of Borges' tales with the hypnotic interest usually reserved for reading detective fiction..."
Andrew Hurley is a translator of numerous works of literature, criticism, history, and memoir. He is professor emeritus at the University of Puerto Rico."

Jorge Luis Borges was born in 1899 and died in 1986 and has an academic affiliation as follows - New Directions.

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Conferencias de Borges  Jun 1, 2006
SIETE NOCHES recoge las conferencias que Borges pronunció en el año 1977 en el teatro Coliseo de Buenos Aires. Son espectaculares, como todos sus ensayos. Los temas son:

La Divina Comedia
La pesadilla
Las mil y una noches
El budismo
La poesía
La cábala
La ceguera

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