On Argentina

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A literary guide to Argentina by its most famous writer Jorge Luis Borges wrote about Argentina as only someone passionate about his homeland can. On Argentina reveals the many facets of his passion in essays, poems, and stories through which he sought to bring Argentina forward on the world stage, and to do for Buenos Aires what James Joyce did for Dublin. In colorful pieces on the tango and the gaucho, on the card game truco, and on the criollos (immigrants from Spain) and compadritos (street-corner thugs), we gain insight not only into unique aspects of Argentine culture but also into the intellect and values of one of Latin America’s most influential writers. Featuring material available in English for the first time, this unprecedented collection is an invaluable literary and travel companion for devotees of both Borges and Argentina. 

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table_of_contents On Argentina -- from Inquisitions [Inquisiciones] (1925) -- From Moon across the way [Luna de enfrente] (1925) -- from The full extent of my hope [El tama; o de mi esperanza] (1926) -- from The language of the Argentines [El idioma de los argentinos] (1928) -- from Evaristo Carriego (1930) -- Miscellany (1931-51).
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