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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I would pick one of the more famous collections. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Quotes from Brodie’s Report.

The second consists of literary forgeries, which Borges initially passed off as translations of passages from famous but seldom-read works.

I refer to his early stories and essays about what he calls the “suburbs” of Buenos Aires, when one-story dwellings stretched out to where the pampas began, and slaughterhouses and knife-wielding toughs abounded to process the beef that was exported to Europe. There he also met my grandmother, the daughter of a Jewish professor of biology. 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.

Antti Keisala rated it did not like it Oct 23, Reptiles, but not mammals?

Todas las circunstancias se ven justificadas. Trivia About Bdodie Report. This is a description of his aunt’s house: Due to a hereditary condition, Borges became blind in his late fifties.


However, some critics would consider Borges to be a predecessor and not actually a magical realist. Coetzee said of Borges: A candlestick sat on the nightstand.

Brodie’s Report by Jorge Luis Borges

Quotes from O informe de Brodie. About the king of Yahoos: Eccetto due racconti, il primo e l’ultimo, che hanno un non so che di orribilmente affascinante, un libro che non mi ha detto proprio niente.

Infinity begins at the thumb. So begins a tacit battle with a friend, who is also an artist. Would I recommend this as the first work by the author one reads? El encuentro, posiblemente uno de mis favoritos. At the age of seventy, after a gap of twenty years, Jorge Luis Borges returned to writing short stories.

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View all 22 comments. Inquire if you need further information. Apr 18, Sidharth Vardhan rated broges it was amazing Shelves: Turns out, the Yahoo believe both heaven and hell are underground: How far removed are we from the Yahoos in this respect, really? They do not understand that an act performed nine months ago may somehow be related to the birth of a child… and… all women engage in carnal commerce, though not all are mothers.

In good all round condition. So they kill her.

De E ele avisou: Pedro Pablo rated it did not like it Aug 19, My stories, like those of the Thousand and One Nights, try to be entertaining or moving but not persuasive. It’s all quite surreal and magical in its straightforward realism, meaning it’s not gritty but somewhat romantic and sparked by fantasy, like innforme knife fights oft depicted in his stories.


Can we take a moment too and ask what is his bloody obsession with gingers?! Well, if realism can be like this then I say fuck fantasy! However we approach this question, one thing is for sure: Published July 26th by Penguin Classics first published And if so, then what? Lists with This Book. On this topic, Brodie makes a general philosophically point: Oma and Opa caught a boat to Buenos Aires, where Opa gained a position as a private tutor in philosophy.

I will change the occasional detail – as brodiie only to be expected. They were mystical knives that had belonged to sworn enemies. A Borgesian aspect is that it purports to be the incomplete notes of a Scottish missionary in Brazil, found in the pages of a copy of Nights.

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Nazli Yalcinkaya rated it did not like it Apr 26, I can just imagine what Jorge Luis Borges must have been thinking outlining such a Yahoo theology, a theology that really stretches our more conventional views of the afterlife, to say the least. No further detail is given on the Apemen which makes the whole report a bit spooky.

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