He returned to buenos aires in 1921, where he helped to found several avantgarde literary periodicals. Andrew hurleys translations of borgess work i dont consider so highly. Andrew hurleys translations of borges s work i dont consider so highly. Jorge luis borges audio books jorge luis borges was born in buenos aires in 1899 and was educated in europe. Jorge luis borges cuentos texto y audio albalearning. He not only included some of his friends poems, short stories, and articles but went out of. Literatura como laberinto spanish edition kindle edition by andra stefanescu. Like most literary geeks, ive read a lot of jorge luis borges. E ritenuto uno dei piu importanti e influenti scrittori del xx secolo.
Books by jorge luis borges jorge luis borges average rating 4. The story takes the form of a monologue by asterion. Born in buenos aires, argentina, in 1899, jorge borges was educated by an english governess and later studied in europe. Jorge luis borges, laleph, milano, feltrinelli, 1959. The house of asterion translated from the spanish by jorge luis borges. Borges was a founder, and principal practitioner, of postmodernist literature, a movement in which literature distances itself from life situations in favor of reflection on the creative process and critical selfexamination. Borges turns the myth from the angle of theseus to that of. Pero no solo era literato, igualmente era filosofo. Indeed, borges body of work radiates inspiration far beyond the realm of the. The story is narrated in the first person singular. Jorge francisco isidoro luis borges acevedo was an argentine shortstory writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in spanishlanguage literature. Argentine author jorge luis borges exerted a strong influence on the direction of literary fiction through his genrebending metafictions, essays, and poetry. The house of asterion project gutenberg selfpublishing. If anyones ever delved in those, can you provide additional info about the themes and styles in his books.
Jorge luis borges picks 33 of his favorite books to start his. When the minotaur tells us about his life, seeing how your voice becomes disconsolate and provokes pity in the reader. 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. The house of asterion jorge luis borges borges, jorge luis. The house of asterion by jorge luis borges from his story. New web site turns borges library of babel into a virtual reality. Jorge luis borges 19678 norton lectures on poetry and. Jorge francisco isidoro luis borges acevedo buenos aires, 24 agosto 1899 ginevra, 14 giugno 1986 e stato uno scrittore e poeta argentino. The house of asterion by jorge luis borges from his. The second, a book of essays titled ensayos, was published in 2019. Josh jones is a writer and musician based in durham, nc.
The house of asterion by jorge luis borges from his story collection labyrinths, 1962, p. Someone recently recommended i look into books by jorge luis borges. The best of jorge luis borges score a books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Jorge luis borges 19678 norton lectures on poetry and everything else literary visit the online library of babel. He begins by suggesting that certain defamatory claims that he is arrogant, or misanthropic, or mad are untrue. In ancient crete there were two asterions, the one was the father of minos, and the other, future son of a queen, was born a minotaur. Jorge luis borges selects 74 books for your personal library. The house of asterion and the queen gave birth to a child who was called asterion. Protagonista del racconto di borges e asterione, uninquietante figura fantastica che vive unesistenza solitaria in una casa dalla struttura intricata.1307 1035 940 1058 243 207 1197 1122 689 1031 1064 325 160 557 1508 820 299 1096 548 610 879 386 1112 1000 977 779 315 1195 379 345 400 1473 1278 1132 1420 740