Here Borges brings to bear several rhetorical means of depreciation. To discern them, one needs only to consult an earlier essay: ‘Arte de injuriar’. Compare, for. (Borges, Ocampo, and Bioy Casares), 54 “Apache argentino, El” (tango, Aróztegui), Arrecifes de coral, Los (Quiroga), 78 “Arte de injuriar, El” (Borges) . Borges says in “Arte de injuriar” (; “The Art of Verbal Abuse”) with regard to the name of the Peruvian poet José Santos Chocano, that it suffices to name him .

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His ideas have been a profound influence on writers throughout the Western world and on the most recent developments in literary and critical theory.

He regarded people’s endeavors to understand an incomprehensible world as fiction; hence, his fiction ijuriar metaphysical and based on what he called an esthetics of the intellect.

Historia de la eternidad – Wikipedia

As Borges himself states in the book’s prologue, eternity. El acercamiento a Almostasim y El arte de injuriar. A Universal History of Infamy.

Borges regularly taught and lectured throughout the United States and Europe. MetaphorBorges analyzes that poetic resource, particularly from the point of view of the ancient Germanic epics.

Circular timethe author contemplates the issues of time and eternityfrom platonicChristian and nietzschean perspectives. A central image in Borges’s work is the labyrinth, a mental and poetic construct, that he considered a universe in miniature, which human beings build and therefore believe they control but which nevertheless traps them.


Cycles’ doctrineand El tiempo circularin English: Dreamtigers is considered a masterpiece. Jorge Luis Borges and mathematics. He returned to Buenos Aires inwhere he helped to found several avant-garde literary periodicals. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

La preocupacion de Borges por La metafora queda de manifiesto tambien en Las kenningar, injuirar estilistico utilizado por los antiguos bardos escandinavos. Por ultimo se agregan dos notas: The Approach to Al-Mu’tasimand a short and tasteful review of satiric literature and classical insults El arte de injuriarin English: Borges died in Geneva in Please improve this article by replacing them with named references quick guideor an abbreviated title.

Inafter the fall of Juan Peron, whom he vigorously opposed, he was appointed director of the Argentine National Library. Historia de la eternidad Jorge Luis Borges Limited preview – Historia de la eternidad. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Use dmy dates from December Books with missing cover Articles with ibid from June The book is completed by one of the Borges’ most noted essay-stories, which also appears in his acclaimed Ficciones: Some critics have called him a mystic of the intellect.

In the essays titled Los Kenningar in English: In spite of Borges’s belief that people cannot understand the chaotic world, he continually attempted to do so in his writing.


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Account Options Sign in. Emece Editores- Literary Criticism – pages. June Learn how and when to remove brges template message. I see something like a reductio ad absurdum in any effort to elaborate new metaphors.

This page was last edited on 15 Januaryat Lugones and BaudelaireI have suspected, have not faced any less failure than the courtier poets of Iceland.

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A History of Eternity is the first essay book published by Argentine author Jorge Luis Borgesin editio princeps. In such later works as The Gold of the Qrte, Borges wrote of his lifelong descent into blindness and how it affected his perceptions of the world and himself as a writer.

La preocupacion de Borges por La metafora queda de manifiesto tambien en Las kenningar, recurso estilistico utilizado