Humor in Borges (Humor in Life & Letters)

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Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1985) was an Argentine writer of serious avant-garde poetry and prose. This work studies the humour embedded in the author. The author aims to show how Borges was concerned with making the humour in his work more apparent without abandoning the essential story line.

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Ren? de Costa is a professor of romance languages at the University of Chicago.

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Book Description Wayne State University Press, United States, 2000. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986), an Argentine writer of serious avant-garde poetry and prose, often wrote of the humor in the works of contemporaneous authors such as Franz Kafka. In response to this humor, Borges created a comedic tradition all his own. Humor in Borges studies the humor embedded in the fiction of a serious and metaphysical literary figure. Rene de Costa shows how Borges was concerned with making the embedded humor in his work more apparent without abandoning the essential story line. De Costa examines the ways in which Borges transformed established modes of writing--the chronicle, the book review, the obituary, the detective story--into genre parodies. He looks at Borges's canonical collections, identifying the humor in such simple things as a footnote, a false epigraph, or a postscript. Humor in Borges couples elegant scholarship with a comedic edge and is both accessible and enjoyable to read. Scholars and students of twentieth-century Spanish and Latin American literature will delight in this fascinating look at laughter in the work of Jorge Luis Borges. Seller Inventory # AAN9780814328880

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