Item description for Narraciones de J.L. Borges (COLECCION LETRAS HISPANICAS) (Letras Hispanicas / Hispanic Writings) (Letras Hispanicas / Hispanic Writings) by Jorge Luis Borges & Marcos-Ricardo Barnatan...
Aparecen reunidos en este volumen y rigurosamente seleccionados los relatos de Jorge Luis Borges que universalmente gozan de la mas alta consideracion. Entre ellos, Hombre de la esquina rosada, La biblioteca de Babel, El aleph, El informe de Brodie y El libro de arena. Este apretado panorama da una idea de la gran renovacion de la escritura que Borges realiza mediante su fantastico poder de creacion y su compleja elaboracin intelectual. Antecede a los textos un extenso y documentado estudio de Marcos Ricardo Barnatan.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 4.25" Height: 7.5" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2006
ISBN 8437602351 ISBN13 9788437602356
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More About Jorge Luis Borges & Marcos-Ricardo Barnatan
Jorges Luis Borges was 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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