Collected Fictions, Selected Poems, Selected Non-Fictions. Three Volumes. Jprge Luis Borges.

Collected Fictions, Selected Poems, Selected Non-Fictions. Three Volumes.

New York: Viking Press, 1998-1999. First Printing of the First US Edition. All volumes are Fine copies in Fine unclipped dust jackets. In this compilation of nonfiction prose a new, fuller Borges emerges, as the writer becomes a joker; the fabulist shows himself to be a rationalistic skeptic. From Jorge Luis Borges’s 1935 debut with The Universal History of Iniquity, through his immensely influential collections Ficciones and The Aleph, these enigmatic, elaborate, imaginative inventions display his talent for turning fiction on its head by playing with form and genre and toying with language. Together these incomparable works comprise the perfect one-volume compendium for all those who have long loved Borges, and a superb introduction to the master's work for those who have yet to discover this singular genius. Though universally acclaimed for his dazzling fictions, Jorge Luis Borges always considered himself first and foremost a poet. This new bilingual selection brings together some two hundred poems--the largest collection of Borges' poetry ever assembled in English, including scores of poems never previously translated. Item #26667

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