"Accessible. . . . Wilson examines the influence of Buddhism on Borges, and reveals how his unique writing style was shaped by early exposure to Europe, as well as the bitchy Buenos Aires literary scene."
Jason Wilson is professor of Latin American literature at the University College, London. He is the author of Octavio Paz: A Study of His Poetics, An A-Z of Modern Latin American Literature in English Translation, and Buenos Aires: A Cultural and Literary Companion.
1. Buenos Aires to Palermo
2. Geneva and Spain
3. Buenos Aires, the Avant-garde and Literary Friendships
4. The 1930s, Crisis and Accident
5. The 1940s, War, Peronism and Writing
6. From Blindness to Geneva