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This Craft of Verse

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ISBN-10: 0674008200

ISBN-13: 9780674008205

Edition: 2000 (Reprint)

Authors: Jorge Luis Borges, Calin-Andrei Mihailescu

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This title details Borges's theories on poetry, prose forms, literary history and the philosophy of literature, drawing on examples from literature across the world.
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Book details

List price: $28.50
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 3/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1899, Jorge Borges was educated by an English governess and later studied in Europe. He returned to Buenos Aires in 1921, where he helped to found several avant-garde literary periodicals. In 1955, after the fall of Juan Peron, whom he vigorously opposed, he was appointed director of the Argentine National Library. With Samuel Beckett he was awarded the $10,000 International Publishers Prize in 1961, which helped to establish him as one of the most prominent writers in the world. Borges regularly taught and lectured throughout the United States and Europe. His ideas have been a profound influence on writers throughout the Western world and on the most…    

The Riddle of Poetry
The Metaphor
The Telling of the Tale
Word-Music and Translation
Thought and Poetry
A Poet's Creed Notes ""Of This and That Versatile Craft""
Index