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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Barcelona, Spain Ediciones G. To ask other readers questions about Brodie’s Reportplease sign up. Tomorrow, when the memory is gone and the room forgotten, there will be only oblivion, what Borges calls “the common oblivion”. Many of these stories, including Unworthy and The Other Duel, are set in the macho Argentinean underworld, and even the rivalries between artists are suffused with suppressed violence.

Original white wrappers, spine and rear wrapper lettered in black and green, front wrapper green lettered in white. Argentinian history, the half-savage Pampas, the criminals of the Buenos Aires’ slums, and duels both actual and metaphorical are the subjects beodie these tales. Once a child is chosen as king of the Yahoos, he is immediately castrated, blinded, and his hands and feet cut off so as he will not be distracted by the outside world, setting him free to imbibe inner wisdom.

El Informe De Brodie by Borges, Jorge Luis

But it could be a fake document, genuinely found, as Tlon, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius claims to be. Quite honestly, I can’t wait to read pretty much all this man wrote.

Also unique is the power the witch doctors have to transform anyone into an ant or a tortoise; as proof of this truth, the Yahoo point out red ants swarming on an anthill. Sep 10, Cymru Roberts rated it it was amazing Shelves: Our sins will surely find us out. Then Brodie reports on how a poet ihforme a Yahoo who can string together six or seven enigmatic words.


The task took him about an hour each day and the rest of his time he spent in the basement of the library, writing and translating. The Duel A knife-free duel! However we approach this question, one thing is for sure: Young Fischbein was impressed the women were more equivocal: From the story about a really old woaman: Since Brodie is a Scottish missionary, predictably his report includes the Yahoo system of religious belief.

Sono storie dal significato complesso e che rivelano la grandezza dello borhes che dice di se stesso: Foreword This prepares the chronological reader for a significant change of style: A candlestick sat on the nightstand.

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Anyway, the Yahoo heaven is dark and marsh-like and the afterlife reward for kings, queens, witch doctors along with the happy, the hardhearted and the bloodthirsty. Due to a hereditary condition, Borges became blind in his late fifties. They’re about Argentina, Argentinianess and Borges’s interpretation and construction of the context that surrounded him, but that goes without saying.

Doctor Brodie’s Blrges harks back to early Borges, boges the works of the s and s he has not only disparaged but tried to actively suppress.

Inquire if you need further information. Well, if realism informw be like this then I say fuck fantasy! They have to race — after their throats have been cut. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He gets lost, but is found by the owner, who shows him an extensive knife collection.

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The difference between Doctor Bro “I do not aspire to be Aesop. Due to a hereditary condition, Borges became blind in his late fifties.

Feeling then that the spirit has touched him, nobody, not even his own mother, will either speak to him or cast a glance at him. A lot of them were about duels with knives and skirmishes and death which seemed to have been the norm at that time in Argentina. Ho sempre avuto una sorta di timore reverenziale a leggere Borges, una paura di non riuscire a comprendere fino in fondo il messaggio che vuole trasmettere, ma ora ho deposto le armi e ho cominciato a leggerlo.


The clarity of his prose strikes deeper within me than most of what I have read recently; I happily lose myself in his short stories, expectant of the next word I’ll read and, despite the themes common across the entire collection knives and the linearity of his accounts, he manage Knives, knives, knives 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.

This desire is partially a way of placating my eternal “oh the books I’ll never get to read”-ing and partially because I’d like to think that that’s where Borges got to go when he died. The queen looks at Brodie and then, in full sight of her attendants, offers herself to him. Refresh and try again.

I will change the occasional detail – as is only ek be expected. Alcuni, sono anche particolarmente inquietanti e cupi. Women go through far worse when they give birth. He was a target of political persecution during the Peron regime, and supported the military juntas that overthrew it. Sign In Register Help Cart. In Brodie’s Reporthe also returned to the style of his earlier years with its brutal realism, nightmares, and niforme.

Borgfs never fails to amaze me that the classics hold a romantic theory of poetry, and a romantic poet a classical theory. Books by Jorge Luis Borges.

May 19, Glenn Russell rated it it was amazing. Then things take a more definite turn, for unspecified reasons. We will never know. He was shy, red-headed, Jewish, and wanted to fit in he changed his first name to something more Catholic.