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By Steven Boldy

Jorge Luis Borges is without doubt one of the key writers of the 20 th century within the context of either Hispanic and global literature. This Companion has been designed for willing readers of Borges whether or not they strategy him in English or Spanish, inside of or open air a college context. It takes his tales and essays of the 40s and fifties, in particular Ficciones and El Aleph, to be his most important works, and organizes its fabric as a result. approximately thirds of the booklet analyzes the tales of this era textual content via textual content. The early sections map Borges's highbrow trajectoryup to the fifties in a few aspect, and as much as his loss of life extra in brief. they target to supply an account of the context to be able to let the reader greatest entry to the that means and importance of his workand current a biographical narrative constructed opposed to the Argentine literary global during which Borges used to be a key participant, the Argentine highbrow culture in its historic 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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