By Steven Boldy

ISBN-10: 1855661896

ISBN-13: 9781855661899

Jorge Luis Borges is without doubt one of the key writers of the 20th century within the context of either Hispanic and global literature. This Companion has been designed for prepared readers of Borges whether or not they strategy him in English or Spanish, inside of or outdoor a college context. It takes his tales and essays of the 40s and fifties, specially Ficciones and El Aleph, to be his most important works, and organizes its fabric consequently. approximately thirds of the ebook analyzes the tales of this era textual content by means of textual content. The early sections map Borges's highbrow trajectoryup to the fifties in a few element, and as much as his demise extra in brief. they target to supply an account of the context in an effort to enable the reader greatest entry to the which means and importance of his workand current a biographical narrative built opposed to the Argentine literary global within which Borges was once a key participant, the Argentine highbrow culture in its old context, and the Argentineand international politics to which his works reply in additional or much less noticeable ways.

STEVEN BOLDY is Reader in Latin American Literature on the college of Cambridge.

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