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By Steven Boldy

Jorge Luis Borges is among the key writers of the 20th century within the context of either Hispanic and international literature. This Companion has been designed for willing readers of Borges whether or not they procedure him in English or Spanish, inside or open air a college context. It takes his tales and essays of the 40's and fifties, in particular Ficciones and El Aleph, to be his most important works, and organizes its fabric consequently. approximately thirds of the publication analyzes the tales of this era textual content by means of textual content. The early sections map Borges's highbrow trajectoryup to the fifties in a few aspect, and as much as his demise extra in brief. they target to supply an account of the context so that it will enable the reader greatest entry to the which means and value of his workand current a biographical narrative constructed opposed to the Argentine literary global during which Borges was once a key participant, the Argentine highbrow culture in its ancient context, and the Argentineand international politics to which his works reply in additional or much less seen ways.

STEVEN BOLDY is Reader in Latin American Literature on the college of Cambridge.

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