How many stories are in the Aleph?

How many stories are in the Aleph?

This is especially true as I read The Aleph and Other Stories. Such sheer imaginative power. Fantastic! There are nearly fifty stories and brief tales collected here and every tale worth reading multiple times.

What is the literary theme of Jorge Luis Borges?

The major contributions that Borges made to Latino narrative through his stories lie, first, in his use of imagination, second, in his focus on universal themes common to all human beings, and third, in the intellectual aspect of his works.

How many pages is Ficciones?


First edition
Author Jorge Luis Borges
Published in English 1962 by Grove Press
Media type Print
Pages 203pp (1944) 197pp (1956)

What is in the cellar of Carlos Argentino home?

In time, Carlos confides that he is writing an epic poem titled “The Earth.” The writer judges the stanzas unmemorable. The writer will miss a house that alluded to Beatriz, but Carlos will miss his Aleph. The Aleph is a spot in the cellar where, without confusion, all the places in the world are to be found.

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How many pages is the Aleph?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780142437889
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 148,706
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

What is the name of the poem about Descartes we read by Argentine poet Jorge Luis Borges?

“Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius” is a short story by the 20th-century Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges. The story was first published in the Argentinian journal Sur, May 1940. The “postscript” dated 1947 is intended to be anachronistic, set seven years in the future.

Why are Jorge Luis Borges and Maria Kodama famous?

María Kodama Schweizer (born March 10, 1937) is the widow of Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges and the sole owner of his estate after his death in 1986. Borges had bequeathed to Kodama his rights as author in a will written in 1979, when she was his literary secretary, and bequeathed to her his whole estate in 1985.

What is the Library of Babel website?

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“The Library of Babel is a place for scholars to do research, for artists and writers to seek inspiration, for anyone with curiosity or a sense of humor to reflect on the weirdness of existence,” writes creator and DC-based coder Jonathan Basile on the website’s About page. “In short, it’s just like any other library.”

Who wrote Ficciones?

Jorge Luis Borges