book of imaginary beings [by] Jorge Luis Borges with Margarita Guerrero.

Rev., enl., and translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni in collaboration with the author.
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ContributionsGuerrero, Margarita,
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LC ClassificationsGR825 B583 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination256p.
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Open LibraryOL19106050M

Penguin Books The Book of Imaginary Beings Jorge Luis Borges was born in Buenos Aires in and was educated in Europe. One of the major writers of our time, he has published many collections of poems, essays, and short stories. In, Borges shared the International Publishers’ Prize with Samuel Beckett.

The Ingram MerrillFile Size: KB. In a perfect pairing of talent, this volume blends twenty illustrations by Peter Sís with Jorge Luis Borges's compilation of "strange creatures conceived through time and space by the human imagination," from dragons and centaurs to Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat and the Morlocks of H.

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from the Spanish by Andrew Hurley, illus. by Pe Penguin. The Book of Imaginary Beings Jorge Luis Borges, Margarita Guerrero Snippet view - The Book of Imaginary Beings Jorge Luis Borges, Margarita Guerrero Snippet view - The Book of Imaginary Beings Jorge Luis Borges, Margarita Guerrero Snippet view - /5(7).

The Book of Imaginary Beings by Jorge Luis Borges is a compendium of mythological creatures that is not meant to be read all in one go. I’ve been dipping in and out of it for a couple months now, enjoying the absurdist illustrations and the baroque descriptions of each creature/5.

The Book of Imaginary Beings Jorge Luis Borges and Margarita Guerrero and Norman Thomas Di Giovanni (trans.) Borges, Jorge Luis; Margarita Guerrero; Norman Thomas Di Giovanni (trans.); The Book of Imaginary Beings [Spanish: Manual de zoología fantástica] Dutton,pages.

ISBN The Book of Imaginary Beings by Jorge Luis Borges and Margarita Guerrero and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Book of Imaginary Beingsis Borges’s whimsical compendium of more than one hundred of the “strange creatures conceived down through history by the human imagination.” This unique contribution to fantasy literature ranges widely across the world’s mythologies and literatures to bring together the fantastical inventions drawn from the Kabbalah, Homer, Confucius, Shakespeare, Lewis 4/5(9).

Borges continued to publish books, among them El libro de los seres imaginarios (Book of Imaginary Beings,co-written with Margarita Guerrero), El informe de Brodie (Dr. Brodie's Report, ), and El libro de arena (The Book of Sand, ). He lectured prolifically. The Book of Imaginary Beings. Jorge Luis Borges, Margarita Guerrero.

Dutton, - pagine. 7 Recensioni. Few readers will want, or be able, to resist this modern bestiary. Borges' cunning and humorous commentary is sheer delight. Dall'interno del libro. Cosa dicono le persone - 4/5(7).

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But the awe aroused by at least one creature in "The Book of Imaginary Beings"--the literary character called Borges--is altogether proper and decent.

Everywhere the "labyrinths" of the great Argentine fabulist and poet pose ponderable questions about the ways of the mind, the relatedness of. Editions for The Book of Imaginary Beings: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback), (Paperback published in ), X (P.

The Book of Imaginary Beings, Borges's compendium of fantastic animals, tells of dragons and Goofangs and fishes in trees.

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The book of imaginary beings by Jorge Luis Borges with Margarita Guerrero; revised, enlarged and translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni in collaboration with the author valentinbru | Oct 2, |4/5(22). Book of Imaginary Beings was written by Jorge Luis Borges with Margarita Guerrero and published in under the original Spanish title Manual de zoología fantástica.

It was expanded in and in Spain to the final El libro de los seres imaginarios.

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The English edition, created in collaboration with translator Norman Thomas di Giovanni, contains descriptions of mythical beasts. BOOK OF IMAGINARY BEINGS By Jorge Luis Borges - Hardcover. FREE SHIPPING PLUS FREE RETURNS* Ships in Business Days.

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The book of imaginary beings. [Jorge Luis Borges; Margarita Guerrero; Andrew Hurley] -- "The book of imaginary beings is Borges's whimsical compendium of more than a hundred of "the strange creatures conceived down through history by the human imagination." Imbued with Borges.

Jorge Luis Borges, Margarita Guerrero, Norman Thomas Di Giovanni Published by Random HouseLondon () ISBN ISBN The Book of Imaginary Things by Borges, Lorge Luis / with Margarita Guerrero: revised, enlarged and translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni in collaboration with the author and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Book of Imaginary Beings was co-authored with Margarita Guerrero.

While I enjoyed perusing The Book of Imaginary Beings, this little collection is not among his best works. However, the reader familiar with Borges will find this little book an interesting addition to a larger collection of his works/5(47).

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