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SPAN6755

Borges:Literature & Power

Borges: Literature and Power

An introduction to the work of Jorge Luis Borges, focusing on the relation between literature and power as portrayed in selected stories, essays, and poems. Topics include Borges and postmodernity; writing and ethics; and Borges’s politics. (1 unit)

Required Text: Jorge Luis Borges, Historia Universal de la Infamia (ISBN: 950042696X) (Emecé Editores, 2005, paper back); Jorge Luis Borges, Ficciones (ISBN: 0061565377) (Rayo, 2008, paper back); Jorge Luis Borges, El Aleph. (ISBN: 8420633119) (Alianza, 1971, paper back); Jorge Luis Borges, Otras inquisiciones (ISBN: 9500427001) (Emecé Editores, 2005, paper back); Jorge Luis Borges, El hacedor. (ISBN: 9789500427012) (Emecé Editores, 2005, paper back); Jorge Luis Borges, El informe de Brodie. (ISBN: 9788420633329) Alianza,1999, paper back).
Subject:
Spanish
Department:
Spanish (& Portuguese UG)
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Literature

Sections

Summer 2010

SPAN6755A-L10 Lecture (Gonzalez-Perez)