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Seven Nights

Seven Nights

by Jorge Luis Borges
     
 

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A collection drawn from Jorge Luis Borges' lectures.
The incomparable Borges delivered these seven lectures in Buenos Aires in 1977; attendees were treated to Borges’ erudition on the following topics: Dante’s The Divine Comedy, Nightmares, Thousand and One Dreams, Buddhism, Poetry, The Kabbalah, and Blindness.

Overview

A collection drawn from Jorge Luis Borges' lectures.
The incomparable Borges delivered these seven lectures in Buenos Aires in 1977; attendees were treated to Borges’ erudition on the following topics: Dante’s The Divine Comedy, Nightmares, Thousand and One Dreams, Buddhism, Poetry, The Kabbalah, and Blindness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811218382
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
07/30/2009
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
400,848
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Jorge Luis Borges (1890-1982), Argentine poet, critic, and short-story writer, revolutionized modern literature. He was completely blind when appointed the head of Argentina’s National Library.

Eliot Weinberger is an essayist and translator, the editor of The New Directions Anthology of Classical Chinese Poetry, and the series editor of Calligrams: Writings from and on China (New York Review Books and Chinese University of Hong Kong Press). He lives in New York City.

Poet and translator Alastair Reid lives in New York City.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
August 24, 1899
Date of Death:
June 14, 1986
Place of Birth:
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Place of Death:
Geneva, Switzerland
Education:
B.A., Collège Calvin de Genève, 1914

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