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Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) As Writer and…

Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) As Writer and Social Critic (Hispanic…

by Gregary Joseph Racz

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0773469044, Hardcover)

The essays in this book, ably edited by Dr. Racz, attempt to read Borges in this counter-monumental mode using the centennial of his birth as a point of departure. It is a fitting way to "do" Borges in our tangled era, keenly aware of the perils of public memorializing-in Buenos Aires's Memory Park to the disappeared, in New York's Ground Zero memorial to the blown apart-yet striving for the kind of open and fluid remembrance of the past that encourages new telling(s) of what inevitably will become old tales.

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