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Poems of the Night : Penguin Classics - Jorge Luis Borges

Poems of the Night

Penguin Classics

Paperback

Published: 30th March 2010
For Ages: 18+ years old
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Revered for his magnificent works of fiction, Jorge Luis Borges thought of himself primarily as a poet. "Poems of the Night" is a moving collection of the great literary visionary's poetic meditations on nighttime, darkness, and the crepuscular world of visions and dreams, themes that speak implicitly to the blindness that overtook Borges late in life-and yet the poems here are drawn from the full span of Borges's career. Featuring such poems as "History of the Night" and "In Praise of Darkness" and more than fifty others in luminous translations by an array of distinguished translators-among them W.S. Merwin, Christopher Maurer, Alan Trueblood, and Alastair Reid-this volume brings to light many poems that have never appeared in English, presenting them "en face" with their Spanish originals. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.



ISBN: 9780143106005
ISBN-10: 0143106007
Series: Penguin Classics
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English , Spanish
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 30th March 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.16