O Informe de Brodie has ratings and reviews. Um dos livros essenciais do escritor Argentino, O Relatório de Brodie reúne 11 contos e foi public. JORGE LUIS BORGES. Translated by The Preface, under the title “Borges on Borges,” first appeared in The original title of this book is El informe de Brodie. Find El Informe De Brodie by Borges, Jorge Luis at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

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Tomorrow, when the memory is gone and the room forgotten, there will be only oblivion, what Borges calls “the common oblivion”. Welcome to the many universes of Jorge Luis Borges. Pin pricking from the queen is seen by the Yahoo as an honor -the queen projects that Brodie will not feel any pain since all the Yahoos are insensitive to pain and pleasure with the exception of the pleasure they take in gorging on raw and rancid food and smelling its noxious odor.

El Informe De Brodie by Borges, Jorge Luis

He also worked as a librarian and public lecturer. I wonder if they would sell tickets to outsiders. Want to Read saving…. Foreword This prepares the chronological reader for a significant change of style: Black Cat Hill Books Published: Due to a hereditary condition, Borges became blind in his late fifties.

Then things take a hrodie definite turn, for unspecified reasons.

Published by Companhia das Letras first published Return to Book Page. While no gangster himself, Borges was fascinated by the men who lived on the outskirts of the city — men like Juan Murana and Evaristo Carriego.

Often stories though realistic, are such that an alternative interpretation suggested by author becomes possible. To share the wisdom nectar of these eleven Borges tales, I will focus on the title story. There is almost an expectation that, Borges being a writer of renown, he will embellish the original plain tale, and somehow make it more entertaining, memorable or eternal. Todas las circunstancias se ven justificadas.


Alysia rated it did not like it Feb 25, They were originally Scottish, but English and literacy has died out in the years since their forebears arrived. They subsequently had two daughters, my aunts, one of whom became a professor of literature and the other a musician she played the cello, the sound of which still reminds me of Melbourne, even though I was 17 when I left there to study in Canberra, where, incidentally, I listened to much Baroque and early music.

El Informe De Brodie

As we all know, our very human capacity to remember can be a mixed blessing: Showing best matches Show all copies. Boorges am ibforme wrapped up in the several worlds of Jorge Luis Borges that I am sometimes taken aback by the reactions of other readers. View all 4 comments. I’ll tell you – the stories he’d tell A lot of them were about duels with knives and skirmishes and death which seemed to have been the norm at that time in Argentina.

Linda forma de rivalizar. He died in Geneva, Switzerland, in The Book shows birges of careful use: El encuentro, posiblemente uno de mis favoritos. I like to imagine that the afterlife is actually a giant labyrinthian library and that you get to spend eternity just exploring it and it’s many wonderful infinite depths.

The final short story called Dr Brodies report was itself relatively interesting about a group of people called the Yahoos who had some very peculiar habits and customs. Would I recommend this as the first work by the author one reads? Borges covenants to tell the story “conscientiously”, though “I can forsee myself yielding to the literary temptation to heighten or insert the occasional small detail.

For those new to the author, this is an excellent place to start with Borges since these stories are accessible and straightforward, containing very little of the baroque complexity characteristic of his earlier collections. Many of these stories, including Unworthy and The Other Duel, are set in the macho Argentinean underworld, and even the rivalries between artists are suffused with suppressed violence. Sign up to receive offers and updates: On his return to Argentina inBorges began publishing his poems and essays in Surrealist literary journals.


Fortunately, this was deeper and more complex than it seemed at first sight. His work was translated and published widely in the United States and in Europe. You and Oblivion The story is partly the memory of a knife fight, and partly the memory of a room and its occupant. It simply doesn’t work. Read this in spanish if you can I don’t know how these are in english, but is seems to me this prose would lend itself well for translationthe writing is elegant through its educated simplicity.

However, some critics would consider Borges to be a predecessor and not actually a magical realist. Can we take a moment too and ask what is his bloody obsession with gingers?! I racconti sono ambientati in Argentina, nella capitale, nel quartiere Palermo e le tematiche sono le stesse di molte sue opere: In the long run, without suspecting it, each of the two became a slave to the other. At the age of seventy, after a gap of twenty years, Jorge Luis Borges returned to writing short stories.

Il y a deux Borges: In one corner stood the iron bed, with a rosary hanging on one of the bedposts; in another, the wooden wardrobe for her clothes.

Young Fischbein was impressed the women were more equivocal: I will change the occasional detail – as is only to be expected. Dec 14, Ian “Marvin” Graye rated it it was amazing Shelves: Light dirt, wear, fading or curling of cover or spine.