Five Borges pounds for only 250 Argentine pesos: offer ends tomorrow

From this Monday, the second edition of the Borges Festival is virtual and free.

of Jorge Luis Borges Many things are said. That their literature is “hard” and that it is “for some”. that he is the most universal and famous Argentinean author on the planetwhat is a BestsellerThis led to estimating not only the resources that literature would later generalize, but the outlines of certain theories that would later delve into topics such as physics or philosophy.

it’s over friday second edition of borges festivalAn initiative of the editor and the screenwriter Marisol Alonso and author Vivian’s DragonsArgentina both.

This year, among the conference speakers who thought of Borges from different angles Beatriz Sarlo, Alberto Rojo, Javier Cercas, Luis Garcia Monteiro, Maria Rosa Lojo You Alberto Manguelo,

,borges He read to use his imagination, Manguel said during the conversation, saying that for him imagination was the realm of epic, adventure, adventure, western. a borges He really liked the western”,

Borges It’s always moving us, coming up with another way of seeing things,” Lojo said in a speech that was greeted in class by attendees.

The activity was carried out with the support of Conservation, a program of the Ministry of Culture of Buenos Aires, as well as Impulso Cultural, Itas Foundation and Digital Library. Bajlibros, which offers 50% discount for the occasion some books by the author fiction,

You don’t need any special equipment to read them: e-books can be downloaded to any computer, phone or tablet.

Next, five titles that can be acquired with this exemption.

pound of sand Brings the stories and histories written by Borges closer to the end of his life. According to the author, it was his greatest workAlthough critics favored such versions. the elephant Hey fiction“I wanted to be true to Wells’ example, in these blind exercises: Combination of a simple, sometimes almost verbal style and an unlikely argument”, about this work argued the author.

Among his stories are “Ulrica”, a fleeting love story, and “El Congreso”, which focuses on depicting the sum of days. In pound of sand borges Imagine impossible objects, like a book with infinite pagesPerhaps, because of his habit of quoting and referring to other authors in the course of his work, this is the whole point of Borges’s literature.

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Five Borges pounds for only 250 Argentine pesos: offer ends tomorrow

time and eternityThe book contains two central themes from the essays that Borges published in his volume, for which, above all, he took into account Platonic, Christian and Nietzschean ThoughtsAbout eternity, the author said: “It is a magnificent masterpiece that frees us, even for a time, from the unbearable oppression of the future.

The book is a kind of anticipation of literature in which Borges would immerse himself for another half century, until his death, not only by a reflection on time – and the lives of men put in time– but finite and infinite.

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Five Borges pounds for only 250 Argentine pesos: offer ends tomorrow

dream book is one of those compilations or anthologies to which Borges devoted himself throughout his life, whether he did it alone or with, as in the case of short and extraordinary stories who met his friend Adolfo Bioy Casares,

The book brings together 113 texts, which the author has chosen from short paragraphs to several pages of books. A main thesis: dreams are perhaps the oldest and most complex method for creating literary genres, Why? Because humanity has always dreamed and described its dreams, and there are at least two narratives in these two acts. Borges compiled in his book Some of the most famous dreams in universal literature.

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Five Borges pounds for only 250 Argentine pesos: offer ends tomorrow

In 1956, without a university degree to his credit, Jorge Luis Borges was appointed Full Professor of English and American Literature from the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Buenos Aires. ten years later, A group of students records the courses the author took at universityIn 2000, fourteen years after Borges’ death, transcriptions of these sections were published in a book, professor borges,

Martin Ariaso You hadith martin He was in charge of the editions, comments and notes that accompanied the transcription of the lectures. This section reveals the pedagogical aspect of Borges, which is also an approach to his eloquence. And his obsessively detailed memory.

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Five Borges pounds for only 250 Argentine pesos: offer ends tomorrow

some Best essays and reviews Written by Borges can be found in the pages of to mix together, a book that compiled these works posthumously. A possible explanation is that the quantity can be read as A List of Borges Reading CuriositiesBecause it focuses on articles, introductions, courses, and lectures in which other people’s books are their main subject.

Borges’ tastes, hobbies and even phobias can be seen through the authors and works he takes as objects of study. is an example of Selection of about forty prefaces written by the author between 1923 and 1974it’s all part of you to mix together,

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In addition to the five books selected for 50% off offerBajalibos has all other titles written by the author available in digital format. All of his works are available by clicking here, and if he borges festival This serves as an inspiration to learn even more about him, entering the universe of books in which he is placed as a protagonist and which attempted to describe his life or his work, one could be a good start. Some of these works are also visible at Bajlibros by clicking here.

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