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Siete Noches

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ISBN-10: 0811218384

ISBN-13: 9780811218382

Edition: 2nd (Reissue)

Authors: Jorge Luis Borges, Reid Alistair, Eliot Weinberger, Roberto Bola�o

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List price: $12.95
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 7/30/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.24" wide x 7.83" long x 0.32" tall
Weight: 0.286
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…    

Eliot Weinberger was born on February 6, 1949. He is a writer, editor and translator. His work has been published in 30 languages. He first gained recognition from his translations of Nobel Prize winner and poet Octavio Paz. These translations include Collected Poems 1957-1987 and In Light of India. He has also translated other writers such as Vicente Huidobro's Altazor. He received the National Board Critic's Circle Award for his edition of Borge's Selected Non-Fictions. Today Eliot Weinberger is mostly known for his essays and political articles focusing on U.S. politics and foreign policy. His literary writings include An Elemental Thing, which was selected by The Village Voice as one of…