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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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. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

His work was translated and published widely in the United States and in Europe. What would we think of someone in the year who discovers everywhere descendants of the inhabitants of the San Juan province? Contact Contact Us Help. Coetzee said of Borges: About Jorge Luis Borges. Borges was fluent in several languages.

Let’s begin with the question of Borges’ possible membership to the Argentinian Jewish minority. Project MUSE Mission Rmma MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Finally, sex, rape, and violence, absent in the rest of his essays and fiction, are here the zzunz artistic and moral framework for the plot.

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Refresh and try again. His mother, Leonor Acevedo Haedo, descended from an old Spanish family established sunz Argentina since the time of the Spanish Conquest: Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and sunz community it serves. She is very much concerned with her own female condition and Weltanshauung. Evidently, Borges finds the philologic, theoretical, and pantheistic motifs more attractive than the historical circumstances of the Jewish condition.

It seems that in the article he jokes about his roots: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Return to Book Page.

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Of the non-English authors, Dante and View freely available titles: On those bookshelves he could find the most important works in English literature: Inhis family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain. On his return wmma Argentina inBorges began publishing his poems and essays in Surrealist literary journals.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Lists with This Book. Inhe came to ema attention when he received the first International Publishers’ Prize Prix Formentor.

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Spanish was her native tongue. The nights of Alexandria, Babylon, Carthage, Memphis have never succeeded in engendering one single grandfather: Books by Jorge Luis Borges.

Trivia About Emma Zunz. 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 earth but seeks to express a celestial reflection of mundane affairs.