The Stories of Emma Zunz. To Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan andMyrna Solotorevsky. In a talk given at the Freudian School of Psychoanalysis in Buenos-Aires. NOMENCLATURE AND THE CASE OF BORGES’ “EMMA ZUNZ” w. Linda S. Maier n the epilogue to El Aleph (), Borges juxtaposes two genres -. Emma Zunz On January 14, , when Emma Zunz returned home from the Nine or ten smudgy lines covered almost the entire piece of paper; Emma read.

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Finally, sex, rape, and violence, absent in the rest of his essays and fiction, are here the main artistic and moral framework for the plot. On those bookshelves he could find the most important works in English literature: First, unlike his other stories, the protagonist is here a woman; second, she is not in search of a magic stone or a fountain of youth, as are his other characters.

What would we think of someone in the year who discovers everywhere descendants of the inhabitants of the San Juan province? This question was a very sensitive issue in the Thirties and Forties when, as a result of the political situation, an anti-Semitic spirit flourished. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.


Emma Zunz by Jorge Luis Borges.

Let’s begin with the question of Borges’ possible membership to the Argentinian Jewish minority. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Project Zujz promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities emmma social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

No trivia or quizzes yet. On his return to Argentina inBorges began publishing his poems and essays in Surrealist literary journals. Return to Book Page.

Books by Jorge Luis Borges. Emam the non-English authors, Dante and She is very much concerned with her own female condition and Weltanshauung.

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This statement becomes clear when we understand that the literature of Borges is scholastic and not social or realistic; he is not grounded to the zujz but seeks to express a celestial reflection of mundane affairs. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Raum rated it did not like it Feb 26, Inhis family moved to Switzerland where he attended school emja traveled to Spain.

Open Preview See a Problem? Due to a hereditary condition, Borges became blind in his late fifties.

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He also worked as a librarian and public lecturer. Spanish was her native tongue.

Negative capability and truth in Borges’s ‘Emma Zunz’.

Contact Contact Us Help. Clearly, “Emma Zunz” is an exception and therefore stands as a meritorious field for comparative analysis; as an ager immunitasthe author’s inner feelings, personal appreciation, and rigorous insights may be discovered. Evidently, Borges finds the philologic, theoretical, and pantheistic motifs more attractive than the historical circumstances of the Jewish condition.

Book titles OR Journal titles. He was a target of political persecution during the Peron regime, and supported the military juntas e,ma overthrew it. Inhe came to international attention when he received the first International Publishers’ Prize Prix Formentor.

Negative capability and truth in Borges’s ‘Emma Zunz’.

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