9780811200127

Labyrinths

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  • ISBN13:

    9780811200127

  • ISBN10:

    0811200124

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1964-06-01
  • Publisher: New Directions

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Summary

Readers are invited to take a new look at "Labyrinths," the classic by Latin America's finest writer of the 20th century--a true literary sensation--with a new introduction by cyber-author William Gibson.

Table of Contents

Preface ix(6)
Introduction xv
Fictions
3(174)
Tlon, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
3(16)
The Garden of Forking Paths
19(11)
The Lottery in Babylon
30(6)
Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote
36(9)
The Circular Ruins
45(6)
The Library of Babel
51(8)
Funes the Memorious
59(8)
The Shape of the Sword
67(5)
Theme of the Traitor and the Hero
72(4)
Death and the Compass
76(12)
The Secret Miracle
88(7)
Three Versions of Judas
95(6)
The Sect of the Phoenix
101(4)
The Immortal
105(14)
The Theologians
119(8)
Story of the Warrior and the Captive
127(5)
Emma Zunz
132(6)
The House of Asterion
138(3)
Deutsches Requiem
141(7)
Averroes' Search
148(8)
The Zahir
156(9)
The Waiting
165(4)
The God's Script
169(8)
Essays
177(60)
The Argentine Writer and Tradition
177(9)
The Wall and the Books
186(3)
The Fearful Sphere of Pascal
189(4)
Partial Magic in the Quixote
193(4)
Valery as Symbol
197(2)
Kafka and His Precursors
199(3)
Avatars of the Tortoise
202(7)
The Mirror of Enigmas
209(4)
A Note on (toward) Bernard Shaw
213(4)
A New Refutation of Time
217(20)
Parables
237(16)
Inferno, I, 32
237(1)
Paradiso, XXXI, 108
238(2)
Ragnarok
240(2)
Parable of Cervantes and the Quixote
242(1)
The Witness
243(1)
A Problem
244(2)
Borges and I
246(2)
Everything and Nothing
248(3)
Elegy
251(2)
Chronology 253

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