Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges

A Writer on the Edge

Book - 1993
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Random House, Inc.
Jorge Luis Borges is generally acknowledged to be one of the twentieth century’s most significant writers. Yet in all the critical debates on his work, the fact that he is Argentinian is rarely discussed, as if his international reputation had somehow cleansed him of nationality. In this brilliant introduction to his work, Sarlo challenges these “universalist” readings, arguing that they leave aside vital aspects of Borges’ writing, including his powerful vision of Argentina’s past and its traditions, which placed both the writer and his country at the intersection of European and Latin American culture.

Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1993
ISBN: 9780860916352
0860916359
9780860914402
0860914402
Branch Call Number: 868x BORGE
Characteristics: xviii, 148 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: King, John 1950-

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