The Aleph (short story collection)


The Aleph (short story collection)

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author = Jorge Luis Borges
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country = Argentina
language = Spanish
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genre = Short stories
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release_date = 1949
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"The Aleph and Other Stories" (Spanish:"El Aleph", 1949) is a book of short stories by Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges. The title work, "The Aleph", describes an artifact (el Aleph) that can reveal the entire universe at once. The work also presents the idea of infinite time.

Contents

*"The Immortal" ("El inmortal")
*"The Dead Man" ("El Muerto")
*"The Theologians" ("Los teólogos")
*"Story of the Warrior and the Captive Maiden" ("Historia del guerrero y la cautiva")
*"A Biography of Tadeo Isidoro Cruz (1829-1874)" ("Biografía de Tadeo Isidoro Cruz (1829-1874)")
*"Emma Zunz" ("Emma Zunz")
*"The House of Asterion" ("La casa de Asterión")
*"The Other Death" ("La otra muerte")
*"Deutsches Requiem" ("Deutsches réquiem")
*"Averroes's Search" ("La busca de Averroes")
*"The Zahir" ("El zahir")
*"The Writing of the God" ("La escritura del Dios")
*"Ibn-Hakam al-Bokhari, Murdered in His Labryinth"' Added to the 1952 edition of "The Aleph"] ("Abenjacán el Bojarí, muerto en su laberinto")
*"The Two Kings and the Two Labyrinths" adf] ("Una leyenda arábiga" ("Historia de los dos reyes y los dos laberintos, como nota de Burton") )
*"The Wait" adf] ("La espera")
*"The Man on the Threshold" adf] ("El hombre en el umbral")
*"The Aleph" ("El Aleph")

ee also

*Bibliography of Jorge Luis Borges

Notes


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