Other Inquisitions. By Jorge Luis Borges. Translated by Ruth L. C. Simms; introduction by James Irby. This remarkable book by one of the great. Other Inquisitions, – Jorge Luis Borges: Life: essays, Otras inquisiciones (–) (Other Inquisitions, –), revealed him at his analytic. Jorge Luis Borges: Other inquisitions, – Translated by Ruth L. C. Simms. pp. University of Texas Press. $

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Other Inquisitions, 1937-1952

Todos los escritores son el mismo, todos los poemas son un fragmento de un poema infinito. Book ratings by Goodreads.

Then, turning back to Borges, I see that he is holding the book out, waiting for me to take it. If I were able to read any contemporary page – this one, for example – as it would be read in the yearI would know what literature would be like in the year Borges appeared to have read everything from obscure Icelandic sagas to Arab poets to Egyptian mystics, to modern authors like Chesterton, Faulkner, Joyce and Paul Valery.

Inhis family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain. I look, and see my review there, with its mentions of the subjects of the essays—books, dreams, allegory, literature, philosophy, time.

I like to think of this book as borgew traveling into a cafe in Buenos Aires to discuss the issues of the day. The essay somehow brought me back to grade school, under the looming statue of Hawthorne in his hometown, and to the quiet study “where thousands upon thousands of visions have appeared to me in it; and some have become visible to the world.


Also otner this article because my hardback boxed Karamazov is my most prized book in the world. 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.

Literary Essays Literary Studies: Want to Bborges Currently Reading Read. The movie reviews are less fun to read, partially because I haven’t seen any of those movies from the 20s and 30s, partially because the essays are short, but still interesting to read for a a takedown of dubbed movies and b this sentence on the director von Sternberg: The past is indestructible; sooner or later all things will return, including the plan to abolish the past.

It occurs to me that to go on showing the extent to which every Borges story is not just affected by but steeped in Kabbalah is pointless. Even when writing about an obscure writer or concept, Borges is always an agreeable companion. Any sensation, not only human but animal as well, represents an unconscious perception of the Creator. 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 is great at conveying his inquisition brand of subjectivity One literature differs from another, either before or after it, not so much because of the text as for the manner in which it is read.

Other inquisitions, Texas Pan American series. For example, for the concept a a ouynhe cites and quotes the What’s even more fun here are all the thought experiments that haven’t made it into his fiction at least not borbes far as I knowsome based on theology, some on physics.

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Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order oother Being the most admired author from his native country it really makes sense…though Ernesto Sabato would reject this assumption. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Un libro que despierta la curiosidad y el amor por la literatura pura.

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Dunne assures us that in death we inquiitions finally learn how to handle eternity. Other Inquisitions is a collection of his essays from E a farci venir voglia di seguirlo ancora in questo suo personalissimo percorso. The Best Books of Get this book, read this book, cherish it, love it