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Borges

Jorge Luis . 1899--1986, Argentinian poet, short-story writer, and literary scholar. The short stories collected in Ficciones (1944) he described as "games with infinity"
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Some of the story's narrative elements are in clear dialogue with Borgesian poetics, especially the play with time, the story-within-a-story frame, and the foreshadowing technique.
At the same time, the Borgesian vision of a universe of interconnected texts that make playthings of their writers and readers allows him to take philosophical distance from this search and transform it into a new and captivating text.
The idea of gathering and assembling authentic historical material, pseudo-historical sources, and original stories that are inspired by the Borgesian fantastic, and moreover of presenting all of them in the form of a dictionary, is in itself rather subversive with regard to readers' standard expectations.
Together, these Borgesian auroras illustrate the endless diagrammatic possibilities of the digital syllable.
80) In some sense, the questions raised by Pessoa's most Borgesian story of investigation, 'The Mouth of Hell', are very different from those involved in 'O Roubo na Quinta das Vinhas'.
A sharp phylogenetic break between action driven by instinct and action chosen through the production and selection of options from a Borgesian library of possibilities seems contrary to the evidence of both ethology and cognitive neuroscience.
This tour de force provides a Borgesian conclusion to "Mixed Genre," a chapter covering tragicomedy, romance, mock epic, and pastoral.
However, in its vastness and Borgesian complexity, the so-called Blogosphere is an enigma to even the most media-savvy HR and marketing executives.
A Borgesian dream of completeness shape-shifts into a nightmare of drivel.
As if that Borgesian sequence of creation were not enough, O'Gorman also portrays himself as architect, holding the actual preliminary drawing for the entire work.
The odd coincidence of concurrence itself on one hand, and disjunction on the other, between Nochimson's and Johnson's readings suggests the possibility of another, more Borgesian reading of Blue Velvet-and, a fortiori, of Mulholland Drive.
After I finally broke down, sliced through the plastic, split open the accursed thing, and inserted the installation disk into the laptop, I found myself lured into a Borgesian labyrinth of interlocking chambers, spiral stairs, and odd detours that unearthed archeological finds wherever the links led.