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Signs of Borges-P


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November 1993

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"I can think of no other scholar of Latin American literature who enjoys and amply deserves the reputation of Sylvia Molloy. She is a brilliant reader and an elegant writer, the one scholar who makes Borges accessible without making him simple."--Doris Sommer, Amherst College

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface Introduction; 1. Shadow Plays; 2. Textual Rubrications; 3. Fragments and Greeks; 4. Postulating a Reality, Selecting a Reality; 5. Converting the Simulacrum; 6. Pleasure and Perplexity; 7. The Buried Foundation Abbreviations; Notes; Index

Portrait

Sylvia Molloy, Albert Schweitzer Professor of Humanities at New York University, is the author of numerous books of criticism, including "At Face Value: Autobiographical Writing in Spanish America," and a novel, "Certificate of Absence." Oscar Montero is Associate Professor of Romance Languages, Graduate Center, City University of New York.

Pressestimmen

"Regarded by many as one of the best critical books on Borges, Signs of Borges now appears for the first time in English. Using a critical perspective informed by theorists such as Barthes, Lacan, Foucault, and Blanchot, Molloy engages in a critical exploration of meaning in Borges' work that preserves the sense of uncanniness, tension, and instability that she believes defines that work." Translation Review "I can think of no other scholar of Latin American literature who enjoys and amply deserves the reputation of Sylvia Molloy. She is a brilliant reader and an elegant writer, the one scholar who makes Borges accessible without making him simple." - Doris Sommer, Amherst College
EAN: 9780822314202
ISBN: 0822314207
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1993
Seitenanzahl: 160 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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