Jorge Luis Borges: The Last Interview and Other Conversations

Jorge Luis Borges: The Last Interview and Other Conversations

Jorge Luis Borges, Kit Maude, Richard Burgin, Daniel Bourne, Stephen Cape, Charles Silver, Gloria López Lecube


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"Believe me: the advantages of blindness were significantly exaggerated. If i may see, i might by no means depart the home, I'd remain interior analyzing the numerous books that encompass me."
--Jorge Luis Borges

Days earlier than his demise, Borges gave an intimate interview to his good friend, the Argentine journalist Gloria Lopez Lecube. That interview is translated for the 1st time the following, giving English-language readers a brand new perception into his lifestyles, loves, and suggestions approximately his paintings and nation on the finish of his life.

Accompanying that interview are a range of the attention-grabbing interviews he gave all through his occupation. Highlights comprise his celebrated conversations with Richard Burgin in the course of Borges's time as a lecturer at Harvard collage, during which he supplies wealthy new insights into his personal works and the literature of others, in addition to discussing his now oft-overlooked political opinions. The items mix to offer a brand new and revealing window on essentially the most celebrated...

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