Jorge Luis Borges, Nueve ensayos dantescos. Introdución de Marcos Ricardo Barnatàn. Presentación por Joaquin Arce, Madrid, Espasa-Calpe, S.A. , . Nueve Ensayos Dantescos by Jorge Luis Borges, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. I’ve just purchased and read this book – published in Brazil as “Nove ensaios dantescos & A memórias de Shakespeare”. This book is a kind of.

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Results 1 to 7 of 7. Join Date Jun Posts This book is a kind of collected works of the author that reunits Borges’ impression about Dante’s Divine Comedy. Nueve ensayos dantescos Haven’t read Ensayos Dantescosbut I remembered reading Las Memorias enszyos Shakespearea set of short stories comprehending about 75 pages or so.

Nothing so great but always clever and deserving analysis. I probably will read the first part of the book later this year, because it borbes my Borges year.

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Nueve ensayos dantescos Those were some of the last short-stories he wrote; although they’re not as extraordinary as Fictions or The Book of Sandthey’re still very clever and original – the concepts of “Blue Tigers” and “Shakespeare’s Memory” were my favourites. I know he admired him very much and once ddantescos thought about writing a short-story about Dante: Dante visits Florence and has an idea for a new poem.


Borges, however, couldn’t imagine a worthy new poem for Dante, what else could he write after The Divine Comedy, which already contained everything? So the idea fell through.

It just borgds not even Borges’ imagination was perfect – he could imagine non-existent books, but he couldn’t imagine a greater poem than The Divine Comedy. Nueve ensayos dantescos He makes an analisys of Divine Comedy. He writes about some aspect which aren’t visible for anybody because it’s found in the deepness of Dantes’s work. I understood you meant when you Borges has a great but not perfect imagination.

In fact, he couldn’t imagine a poem greater and more powerful than Divine Comedyindeed, he just does it just like this since he has an incredible senseng bigg of respect for Dante and his book. Dantescls, Borges himself liked to write something bigger than Dante. Nueve ensayos dantescos The Alleph is a mirror of Dante’s Hell trip.

Borges said he considered the Comedy I think in one of those 9 essays the greatest happiness of all literature. Between 60’s and 80’s Borges raise to international fame, his blindness and also need of money plus political instability in Argentina transformed him in a teacher and there is many international travels where he registers some of his speeches. Borges style is absolutely the same as his fiction.


So, anyone who likes Borges will love to read it. Plus you can get what he means that he didn’t df literature but love to literature. Originally Posted by JCamilo. The Alleph is a mirror of Dante’s Hell trip. To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations, such is a pleasure beyond compare.

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