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Read online Selected Non-Fictions.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Selected Non-Fictions It will come as a surprise to some readers that the greater part of Jorge Luis Borges s extraordinary writing was not in the genres of fiction or poetry but in the various forms of non fiction prose His thousands of pages of essays reviews prologues lectures and notes on politics and culture though revered in Latin America and Europe as among his finest work have scarcely been translated into English .

For more than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With more than titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to date translations by award winning translators by Jorge Luis Borges, Suzanne Jill Levine, Esther Allen, Eliot Weinberger

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Selected Non-Fictions
Title:Selected Non-Fictions
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Number of Pages:560
Category:non-fiction, essays, philosophy, literature, spanish-literature
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  • The Book of Sand and Shakespeare's Memory

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Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings, The Library of Babel, A Universal History of Iniquity, The Book of Sand and Shakespeare's Memory, The Aleph and Other Stories, The Book of Imaginary Beings, Selected Non-Fictions, Collected Fictions, Ficciones, Selected Poems
Full of philosophical puzzles and supernatural surprises these stories contain some of Borges s most fully realized human characters With uncanny insight he takes us inside the minds of an unrepentant Nazi an imprisoned Mayan priest fanatical Christian theologians a woman plotting vengeance on her father s killer and a man awaiting his assassin in a Buenos Aires guest house This volume also contains the hauntingly brief vignettes about literary imagination and personal identity collected in i The Maker i which Borges wrote as failing eyesight and public fame began to undermine his sense of self br br For more than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With more than titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to date translations by award winning translators, In his writing Borges always combined high seriousness with a wicked sense of fun Here he reveals his delight in re creating or making up colorful stories from the Orient the Islamic world and the Wild West as well as his horrified fascination with knife fights political and personal betrayal and bloodthirsty revenge Sparkling with the sheer exuberant pleasure of story telling this collection marked the emergence of an utterly distinctive literary voice br br For more than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With more than titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to date translations by award winning translators, Jorge Luis Borges has been called the greatest Spanish language writer of our century Now for the first time in English all of Borges dazzling fictions are gathered into a single volume brilliantly translated by Andrew Hurley From his debut with The Universal History of Iniquity through his immensely influential collections Ficciones and The Aleph these enigmatic elaborate imaginative inventions display Borges talent for turning fiction on its head by playing with form and genre and toying with language Together these incomparable works comprise the perfect one volume compendium for all those who have long loved Borges and a superb introduction to the master s work for those who have yet to discover this singular genius, Though universally acclaimed for his dazzling fictions Jorge Luis Borges always considered himself first and foremost a poet This new bilingual selection brings together some two hundred poems the largest collection of Borges poetry ever assembled in English including scores of poems never previously translated Edited by Alexander Coleman the selection draws from a lifetime s work from Borges first published volume of verse Fervor de Buenos Aires to his final work Los Conjurados published just a year before his death in Throughout this unique collection the brilliance of the Spanish originals is matched by luminous English versions by a remarkable cast of translators including Robert Fitzgerald Stephen Kessler W S Merwin Alastair Reid Mark Strand Charles Tomlinson and John Updike br br For more than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With more than titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to date translations by award winning translators