Borges in His Poetry

Reid, Alastair
November 1977
New Republic;11/19/77, Vol. 177 Issue 21, p29
Focuses on the work of poet Jorge Luis Borges. Influence of Borges as a writer, as shown in the Latin American novel; Career as a poet in Latin America; Information on the book "Ficciones," which he published in 1944 and which has remained his most important single volume; Interrelation of stories, essays, speculations and poems and the overriding preoccupations which keep being rephrased and restated in different forms; Discussion on types of poetry he creates.


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