Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) as Writer and Social Critic

Author: Racz, Gregary J., editor
Year:2002
Pages:196
ISBN:0-7734-6904-4
978-0-7734-6904-4
Price:179.95

Table of Contents

Table of contents:
• Preface (Edna Aizenberg)
• Foreword (Gregary J. Racz)
• Introduction: Infrapolitical Borges (Alberto Moreiras)
• Borges’s Political World: A Brief Look at 20th-Century Argentine History (J. Patrice McSherry)
• The Global Appropriation of Jorge Luis Borges: Reconfiguring the Scattered Pieces (Ernesto Livon-Grosman)
• The Derridean Effect in Borges’s Short Fction and Beyond (Isaac Rosler)
• La presencia de Jorge Luis Borges in la narrativa post-Boom de Álvaro Mutis (Gina Ponce de León)
• La escritura de la patria y el problema de la épica en el “Poema conjectural” (Diego Alonso)
• “Guayaquil”: Judíos, argentinos y el fin del nacionalismo criollo (Fernando Iturburu)
• Borges and the Baroque: Góngora, Gracián y yo (Mark Couture)
• Trimming Whitman’s Leaves of Grass: Borges as Translator of “Song of Myself” (Gregary J. Racz)