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This remarkable book by one of the great writers of our time includes essays on a proposed universal language, a justification of suicide, a refutation of time, the nature of dreams, and the intricacies of linguistic forms. Borges comments on such literary figures as Pascal, Coleridge, Cervantes, Hawthorne, Whitman, Valery, Wilde, Shaw, and Kafka. With extraordinary grace and erudition, he ranges in time, place, and subject from Omar Khayyam to Joseph Conrad, from ancient China to modern England, from world revolution to contemporary slang.

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ISBN:
9780292760028
Translator:
Simms, Ruth L.
Author:
Simms, Ruth L.
Author:
Borges, Jorge Luis
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Location:
Austin :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Addresses, essays, lectures
Subject:
Literature -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Texas Pan American series
Publication Date:
19750131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
223
Dimensions:
8.95x5.98x.65 in. .76 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This remarkable book by one of the great writers of our time includes essays on a proposed universal language, a justification of suicide, a refutation of time, the nature of dreams, and the intricacies of linguistic forms. Borges comments on such literary figures as Pascal, Coleridge, Cervantes, Hawthorne, Whitman, Valery, Wilde, Shaw, and Kafka. With extraordinary grace and erudition, he ranges in time, place, and subject from Omar Khayyam to Joseph Conrad, from ancient China to modern England, from world revolution to contemporary slang.
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