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Borges And Joyce

Author : Patricia Novillo-Corvalan
ISBN : 9781351193139
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"Borges and Joyce stand as two of the most revolutionary writers of the twentieth-century. Both are renowned for their polyglot abilities, prodigious memories, cyclical conception of time, labyrinthine creations, and for their shared condition as European emigres and blind bards of Dublin and Buenos Aires. Yet at the same time, Borges and Joyce differ in relation to the central aesthetic of their creative projects: the epic scale of the Irishman contrasts with the compressed fictions of the Argentine. In this comprehensive and engaging study, Patricia Novillo-Corvalan demonstrates that Borges created a version of Joyce refracted through the prism of his art, thus encapsulating the colossal magnitude of Ulysses and Finnegans Wake within the confines of a nutshell. Separate chapters triangulate Borges and Joyce with the canonical legacy of Homer, Dante, and Shakespeare using as a point of departure Walter Benjamin's notion of the afterlife of a text. This ambitious, interdisciplinary study offers a model for Comparative Literature in the twenty-first century."

The Cyclical Night

Author : L. A. Murillo
ISBN : 067442896X
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Ludic Narratives

Author : José Venegas Caro de la Barrera
ISBN : OCLC:60572314
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Lists In Literature

Author : Robert Morris Oxley
ISBN : WISC:89010877231
Genre : Lists in literature
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Transcultural Joyce

Author : Karen Lawrence
ISBN : 0521621097
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In Transcultural Joyce, a team of leading international scholars assess the afterlife of James Joyce and his writings within a multinational context. How does Joyce haunt the works of later writers in diverse literary traditions? How well does he translate from one culture and language to another? This book consider Joyce's reincarnations in texts from Latin America, Europe, and South Asia. Transcultural Joyce provides a fresh theoretical examination of conventional notions such as 'influence' and 'translation' and asks how Joyce is imported across particular cultural boundaries. As a canonical modernist and colonial subject, Joyce inhabits a borderline position that complicates his reception and revision by later writers. This book accounts for his cultural place as specifically Irish and more postcolonial than previous studies have acknowledged. Scholars and translators of Joyce also consider the formidable task of translating his work for a global audience.

Translatin Joyce

Author : B. Price
ISBN : 9781137407467
Genre : Literary Criticism
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TransLatin Joyce explores the circulation of James Joyce's work in the Ibero-American literary system. The essays address Joycean literary engagements in Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Mexico, and Cuba, using concepts from postcolonial translation studies, antimodernism, game theory, sound studies, deconstruction, and post-Euclidean physics.

From Modernism To Neobaroque

Author : César Augusto Salgado
ISBN : 0838754201
Genre : Literary Criticism
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At the same time, the book discusses different issues in Hispanic cultural history that influenced Lezama's reading of Joyce, describing a period of Joycean enthusiasm that arose in Hispanic American letters on the publication of the first Spanish translation of Ulysses."--BOOK JACKET.

Borges Beyond The Visible

Author : Max Ubelaker Andrade
ISBN : 9780271084046
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Borges Beyond the Visible presents radically new readings of some of Jorge Luis Borges’s most celebrated stories. Max Ubelaker Andrade shows how Borges employed intertextual puzzles to transform his personal experiences with blindness, sexuality, and suicide while allowing readers to sense the transformative power of their own literary imaginations. In readings of “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius,” “El Aleph,” and “El Zahir,” Ubelaker Andrade argues that Borges, considering his own impending blindness, borrowed from Islam’s prohibitions on visual representation to create a “literary theology”—a religion focused on the contradictions of literary existence and the unstable complexities of a visual world perceived without everyday sight. Embracing these contradictions allowed Borges to transform his relationships with sex, sexuality, and family in multilayered stories such as “Emma Zunz,” “La intrusa,” and “El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan.” Yet these liberating transformations, sometimes offered to the reader as a paradoxical “gift of death,” are complicated by “La salvación por las obras,” a story built around Borges’s relationship with a suicidal reader and the woman to whom they were both connected. The epilogue presents “Místicos del Islam,” an unpublished essay draft by Borges, as a key source of insight into an irreverent, iconoclastic writing practice based on a profound faith in fiction. Compelling and clear, Borges Beyond the Visible is a revelatory examination of the work of one of the most influential authors of the twentieth century. It opens up exciting areas of inquiry for scholars, students, and readers of Borges.

Borges And Translation

Author : Sergio Gabriel Waisman
ISBN : 0838755925
Genre : History
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This book studies how Borges constructs a theory of translation that plays a fundamental role in the development of Argentine literature, and which, in turn, expands the potential for writers in Latin America to create new and innovative literatures through processes of re-reading, rewriting, and mis-translation. The book analyzes Borges's texts in both an Argentine and a transnational context, thus incorporating Borges's ideas into contemporary debates about translation and its relationship to language and aesthetics, Latin American culture and identity, tradition and originality, and center-periphery dichotomies. Furthermore, a central objective of this book is to show that the study of the importance of translation in Borges and of the importance of Borges for translation studies need not be separated. Furthermore, translation studies has much to gain by the inclusion of Latin American thinkers such as Borges, while literary studies has much to gain by in-depth considerations of the role of translation in Latin American literatures. Sergio Waisman is an Assistant Professor of Spanish at The George Washington University.

Joyce And The Joyceans

Author : Morton P. Levitt
ISBN : 0815629303
Genre : Literary Collections
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This volume covers a variety of subjects and approaches by some of the major figures of Joyce criticism and scholarship, as well as new and upcoming Joyceans. Its scope is among the very broadest of such collections and the most up-to-date. Unique to this book is a series of personal essays describing some pivotal events in the international study of Joyce, including the beginnings of the Joyce Foundation and Symposia. Contributors include: Fritz Senn, Thomas F. Staley, Morris Beja, Ira B. Nadel, Michael Groden, Jean-Michel Rabate, William S. Brockman, R. Brandon Kershner, Peter A. Maguire, Patrick J Ledden, Jason Howard Mezey, John Gordon, Michael Patrick Gillespie, Richard Beckman, Corinna del Greco Lobner, Michael Gooch, Morton P. Levitt

What Can I Do When I Miss You?

Author : Joyce Raskin
ISBN : 0996511679
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"WHAT CAN I DO WHEN I MISS YOU?" asks five year old Elliott. His mom is a rock star who is leaving for two whole weeks to go on tour without him. Elliott wants to be brave, but he isn't sure how. Can Elliott figure out what to do before his mom leaves? This is a story inspired by Sarah Borges and her son Elliott about how kids learn to separate from their parents.

Jorge Luis Borges

Author : Jason Wilson
ISBN : 9781861895905
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“Through the years, a man peoples a space with images of provinces, kingdoms, mountains, bays, ships, islands, fishes, rooms, tools, stars, horses and people. Shortly before his death, he discovers that the patient labyrinth of lines traces the image of his own face.” These words, inseparably marrying Jorge Luis Borges's life and work, encapsulate how he interwove the two throughout his legendary career. But the Borges of popular imagination is the blind, lauded librarian and man of letters; few biographers have explored his tumultuous early life in the streets and cafes of Buenos Aires, a young man searching for his path in the world. In Jorge Luis Borges, Jason Wilson uncovers the young poet who wrote, loved, and lost with adventurous passion, and he considers the later work and life of the writer who claimed he never created a character other than himself. As Borges declared, “It’s always me, subtly disguised.” Born in Buenos Aires in 1899, Borges was a voracious reader from childhood, perhaps in part because he knew he lived under an inescapable sentence of adult-onset blindness inherited from his father. Wilson chronicles Borges’s life as he raced against time and his fated blindness, charting the literary friendships, love affairs, and polemical writings that formed the foundation of his youth. Illuminating the connections running between the biography and fictions of Borges, Wilson traces the outline of this self-effacing literary figure. Though in his later writings Borges would subjugate emotion to the wild play of ideas, this bracing book reminds us that his works always recreated his life in subtle and delicate ways. Restoring Borges to his Argentine roots, Jorge Luis Borges will be an invaluable resource for all those who treasure this modern master.

Joyce S Audiences

Author : John Nash
ISBN : 9042011130
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book presents for the first time a collective examination of the issue of audience in relation to Joyce's work and the cultural moments of its reception. While many of the essays gathered in this volume are concerned with particular readers and readings of Joyce's work, they all, individually and generally, gesture at something broader than a specific act of reception.Joyce's Audiences is an important narrative of the cultural receptions of Joyce but it is also an exploration of the author's own fascination with audiences, reflecting a wider concern with reading and interpretation in general. Twelve essays by an international cast of Joyce critics deal with: the censorship and promotion of Ulysses; the 'plain reader' in modernism; Richard Ellmann's influence on Joyce's reputation; the implied audiences ofStephen Hero and Portrait; Borges's relation with Joyce; the study of Joyce in Taiwan; the promotion of Joyce in the U.S.; the complaint that there is insufficient time to read Joyce's work; the revisions to “Work in Progress” that respond to specific reviews; strategies of critical interpretation; Joyce and feminism; and the 'belated' readings of post-structuralism.

Medieval Joyce

Author : Lucia Boldrini
ISBN : 9042014091
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Cy Borges

Author : Stefan Herbrechter
ISBN : 0838757154
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"Cy-Borges provides radically new, "posthumanist" readings of such established Borgesian fictions as "The Aleph," "The Library of Babel," "Funes the Memorious," "The Garden of Forking Paths," and "The Circular Ruins." They will be equally illuminating to readers of Hispanic and world literature, as to students of critical and cultural theory, and anybody who is fascinated with the idea of the "posthuman" and "posthumanism.""--BOOK JACKET.

After Beckett

Author : Anthony Uhlmann
ISBN : 9042019727
Genre : Social Science
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After Beckett / D'après Beckett (edited by Anthony Uhlmann / Sydney; Sjef Houppermans / Leiden and Bruno Clément / Paris) constitutes a collection of over 40 articles selected from contributions to the Sydney Symposium of January 2003 that – as a part of an International Sydney Festival – was one of the major events related to Samuel Beckett of the last decade. The three sections of the book reflect the most vibrant fields of research in Beckett studies today: “Intertextuality and Theory”, “Philosophy and Theory” and “Textual Genesis, Contextual Genesis and Language”. Scholars from all over the world participating in this collection testify to the durable and universal nature of interest in Beckett's work.After Beckett / D'après Beckett (édité par Anthony Uhlmann / Sydney; Sjef Houppermans / Leiden et Bruno Clément / Paris) constitue une collection de plus de 40 articles présentant une sélection parmi les contributions au Colloque International de Sydney qui a eu lieu en janvier 2003 dans le cadre du Festival International de Sydney. Cette réunion a été l'un des événements majeurs de ce début du troisième millénaire pour ce qui concerne les études beckettiennes.Les trois sections du recueil reflètent les champs d'intérêt les plus importants de la critique beckettienne actuelle: “Intertextualité et confluence”, “Philosophie et Théorie” et “Genèse textuelle, Genèse contextuelle et Langage”. Des universitaires du monde entier ont participé à ce livre et témoignent ainsi de l'intérêt universel et durable de l'œuvre de Samuel Beckett

A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man

Author : James Joyce
ISBN : 0451530152
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Follows rebellious artist Stephen Dedalus from his days as a young student to the deep religious conflict he experiences at a day school in Dublin, to his college years, during which he challenges the conventions of his upbringing.

Borges And Memory

Author : Rodrigo Quian Quiroga
ISBN : 9780262304955
Genre : Science
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A scientist's exploration of the working of memory begins with a story by Borges about a man who could not forget. Imagine the astonishment felt by neuroscientist Rodrigo Quian Quiroga when he found a fantastically precise interpretation of his research findings in a story written by the great Argentinian fabulist Jorge Luis Borges fifty years earlier. Quian Quiroga studies the workings of the brain—in particular how memory works—one of the most complex and elusive mysteries of science. He and his fellow neuroscientists have at their disposal sophisticated imaging equipment and access to information not available just twenty years ago. And yet Borges seemed to have imagined the gist of Quian Quiroga's discoveries decades before he made them. The title character of Borges's "Funes the Memorious" remembers everything in excruciatingly particular detail but is unable to grasp abstract ideas. Quian Quiroga found neurons in the human brain that respond to abstract concepts but ignore particular details, and, spurred by the way Borges imagined the consequences of remembering every detail but being incapable of abstraction, he began a search for the origins of Funes. Borges's widow, María Kodama, gave him access to her husband's personal library, and Borges's books led Quian Quiroga to reread earlier thinkers in philosophy and psychology. He found that just as Borges had perhaps dreamed the results of Quian Quiroga's discoveries, other thinkers—William James, Gustav Spiller, John Stuart Mill—had perhaps also dreamed a story like "Funes." With Borges and Memory, Quian Quiroga has given us a fascinating and accessible story about the workings of the brain that the great creator of Funes would appreciate.

Fiction Refracts Science

Author : Allen Thiher
ISBN : 0826264697
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"Examines the relationship between science and the fiction developed by modernists, including Musil, Proust, Kafka, and Joyce. Looks at Pascalian and Newtonian cosmology, Darwinism, epistemology, relativity theory, quantum mechanics, the development of modernist and postmodern fiction, positivism, and finally works by Woolf, Faulkner, and Borges"--Provided by publisher.

The Crane Bag

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