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The Resource On writing, Jorge Luis Borges ; edited with an introduction and notes by Suzanne Jill Levine

On writing, Jorge Luis Borges ; edited with an introduction and notes by Suzanne Jill Levine

Label
On writing
Title
On writing
Statement of responsibility
Jorge Luis Borges ; edited with an introduction and notes by Suzanne Jill Levine
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1899-1986
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Borges, Jorge Luis
Dewey number
864/.62
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ7797.B635
LC item number
A22 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Levine, Suzanne Jill
Series statement
Penguin classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Borges, Jorge Luis
Label
On writing, Jorge Luis Borges ; edited with an introduction and notes by Suzanne Jill Levine
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes selections from Selected non-fictions (Penguin, 1999), plus ten new translations
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Investigation of the word
  • Art of verbal abuse
  • On literary description
  • On metaphor
  • Walt Whitman, Leaves of grass
  • On translation:
  • Two ways to translate
  • Homeric versions
  • Reading as writing:
  • Profession of literary faith
  • Becoming a man of letters:
  • Literary pleasure
  • Superstitious ethics of the reader
  • Paradox of Apollinaire
  • Kafka and his precursors
  • Flaubert and his exemplary destiny
  • Critic at work:
  • Virginia Woolf
  • T. S. Eliot
  • Paul Valery
  • William Faulkner, Absalom! absalom!
  • Ultra manifesto
  • Herman Mellville, Bartleby the scrivener
  • Henry James, The abasement of the Northmores
  • Marcel Schwob, imaginary lives
  • H. G. Wells, The time machine ; The invisible man
  • Julio Cortazar, stories
  • Perfect plot:
  • Labyrinths of the detective story and Chesterton
  • Ellery Queen, The halfway house
  • Adolfo Bioy Casares, The invention of morel
  • Wilkie Collins, The moonstone
  • On expressionism
  • Detective story
  • Narrative art:
  • Stories from Turkestan
  • Cinematograph, the biograph
  • Narrative art and magic
  • Preface to the 1954 edition of A universal history of infamy
  • When fiction lives in fiction
  • After images
  • Joyce's Ulysses
  • Ballad of reading Gaol
  • Word music:
  • Verbiage for poems
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xvi, 167 p.
Isbn
9780143105725
Lccn
2010011189
System control number
  • ocn468975304
  • (OCoLC)468975304
Label
On writing, Jorge Luis Borges ; edited with an introduction and notes by Suzanne Jill Levine
Publication
Note
Includes selections from Selected non-fictions (Penguin, 1999), plus ten new translations
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Investigation of the word
  • Art of verbal abuse
  • On literary description
  • On metaphor
  • Walt Whitman, Leaves of grass
  • On translation:
  • Two ways to translate
  • Homeric versions
  • Reading as writing:
  • Profession of literary faith
  • Becoming a man of letters:
  • Literary pleasure
  • Superstitious ethics of the reader
  • Paradox of Apollinaire
  • Kafka and his precursors
  • Flaubert and his exemplary destiny
  • Critic at work:
  • Virginia Woolf
  • T. S. Eliot
  • Paul Valery
  • William Faulkner, Absalom! absalom!
  • Ultra manifesto
  • Herman Mellville, Bartleby the scrivener
  • Henry James, The abasement of the Northmores
  • Marcel Schwob, imaginary lives
  • H. G. Wells, The time machine ; The invisible man
  • Julio Cortazar, stories
  • Perfect plot:
  • Labyrinths of the detective story and Chesterton
  • Ellery Queen, The halfway house
  • Adolfo Bioy Casares, The invention of morel
  • Wilkie Collins, The moonstone
  • On expressionism
  • Detective story
  • Narrative art:
  • Stories from Turkestan
  • Cinematograph, the biograph
  • Narrative art and magic
  • Preface to the 1954 edition of A universal history of infamy
  • When fiction lives in fiction
  • After images
  • Joyce's Ulysses
  • Ballad of reading Gaol
  • Word music:
  • Verbiage for poems
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xvi, 167 p.
Isbn
9780143105725
Lccn
2010011189
System control number
  • ocn468975304
  • (OCoLC)468975304

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