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Jorge Luis Borges ... on the epic tradition and cinema ...

– Jorge Luis Borges, from an interview, Paris Review …
“During century, as I say, the epic tradition has been saved for the world by, of all places, Hollywood. 137 more words


Paris in February (in April): Part I

Well, it’s been a while, but I’m happy to report that this is the final instalment in my Lit Major Abroad segment for the time being. 881 more words

Lit Major Abroad

Inquisiciones Otras inquisiciones - Jorge Luis Borges

Una muestra del legado literario que ha dejado Jorge Luis Borges.

Los artículos y ensayos ocupan una parte importante en la producción borgiana y, una excelente muestra de ellos la podemos encontrar en una edición que incluye dos magníficos libros de este tipo de textos que escribió el maestro… 607 more words


The Best Things We Read on the Internet This Week: Tom and Lorenzo's Brilliant 'Mad Men' Blogging, Leslie Jamison on Female Pain

Listicles, tweets, your ex’s Facebook status, picture of dogs wearing costumes — the Internet offers no shortage of entertaining stuff to look at. But there’s plenty of substantial writing out there, too, the pieces you spend a few minutes reading and a long time thinking about after you’ve closed the tab. 409 more words

Mad Men

Some Thoughts on Myths

The angels are two days and two nights older than we: the Lord created them on the fourth day, and from their high balcony between the recently invented sun and the first moon they scanned the infant earth, barely more than a few wheat fields and some orchards beside the waters.

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Marquez'i Kaybettik...

Nur icinde yat guzel insan…. Henuz 15 yaslarindaydim Yuzyillik Yalnizlik’inla ilk tanistigimda…. O gunden beri hep basucunda durdu kitabin… Ne zaman bir seye canim sikilsa, umutsuz hissetsem aldim elime tekrar okudum… Ne guzel yazmistin her seyi. 314 more words

Gabriel García Márquez, 1927–2014

Gabriel García Márquez, a Nobel Prize-winning Columbian journalist and writer, whose works such as One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera… 43 more words