Labyrinths

Jorge Luis Borges (Author) André Maurois (Other)
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Description


This new edition of Labyrinths, the classic representative selection of Borges' writing edited by Donald A. Yates and James E. Irby (in translations by themselves and others), includes the text of the original edition (as augmented in 1964) as well as Irby's biographical and critical essay, a poignant tribute by Andr Maurois, and a chronology of the author's life. Borges enthusiast William Gibson has contributed a new introduction bringing Borges' influence and importance into the twenty-first century.

Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
May 17, 2007
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.28 X 0.78 X 8.02 inches | 0.58 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811216999
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About the Author

Jorge Luis Borges (1890-1982), Argentine poet, critic, and short-story writer, revolutionized modern literature. He was completely blind when appointed the head of Argentina's National Library.
William Gibson is Professor of Ecclesiastical History and Director of the Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History at Oxford Brookes University.

Reviews

Borges is arguably the great bridge between modernism and post-modernism in world literature.--David Foster Wallace
Borges anticipated postmodernism (deconstruction and so on) and picked up credit as founding father of Latin American magical realism.--Colin Waters