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
Jorge Luis Borges was born in Buenos Aires in 1989 and was 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 Publisher's 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 (eventually the list included both Oxford and Cambridge), that he was to receive from the English-speaking world. In 1971 he also received the fifth biennial Jerusalem Prize and in 1973 was given one of Mexico's most prestigious cultural awards, the Alfonso Reyes Prize. In 1980 he shared with Gerardo Diego the Cervantes Prize, the Spanish world's highest literary accolade. Borges was Director of the Argentine National Library from 1955 until 1973. Efrain Kristal (editor, introducer, notes) is a professor of Spanish and comparative literature at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the author of books on both Jorge Luis Borges and Mario Vargas Llosa. He lives in Los Angeles. Suzanne Jill Levine (general editor) is a professor of Latin American literature and translation studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the distinguished translator of such innovative Spanish American writers as Jorge Luis Borges, Adolfo Bioy Casares, Manuel Puig, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, and Julio Cortazar. She lives in Santa Barbara, California.
Jorge Luis Borges was born in 1899 and died in 1986 and has an academic affiliation as follows - New Directions.