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The Minotaur scarcely defended himself. He begins by suggesting that certain defamatory claims—that he is arrogant, or misanthropic, or mad—are untrue.

Return to Book Page. On his return to Argentina inBorges began publishing his poems and essays in Surrealist literary journals. Retrieved from ” caaa Inhe came to international attention when he received the first International Publishers’ Prize Prix Formentor.

The House of Asterion

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Asterion goes into detail about the infinitude of his house, comparing it to the universe.

Want to Read saving…. About Jorge Luis Borges. Due to a hereditary condition, Borges became blind in his late fifties. I read this very short story in English. He explains his hermetic ways by recounting how once, when he left his house, the commoners were so agitated cuentoo he now does not go out, believing that his royal blood sets him apart after all, he is the child of a queen.

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He also suggests that perhaps asteruon created the world and has forgotten about it. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Plot summary [ edit ] The story takes the form of a monologue by Asterion. Madee Crandell rated it liked it Apr 24, Jan 16, Katie Robinson rated it liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? Asterion explains how he spends his days in solitude: Inhis family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain.

Coetzee said of Borges: Borges was fluent in several languages. Borges was fluent in several languages.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Perhaps if it was longer I think it would have been more interesting to me, but it still depicted the Minotaur and how he saw the world in a unique if muted way. Matteo Marini rated it liked it Nov 17, His work was translated and published widely in the United States and in Europe.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. As in many of his stories, Borges looks at a popular story through a different lens, shedding light on other possible interpretations of the events.

Raum rated it did not like cxsa Feb 26, Tamara rated it liked it Feb 13, Marcos Marsal rated it did not like it Sep 19, ChennieXi rated it liked it Nov 11, Karen Axolotl rated it liked it Oct 23, In the vein of Edgar Allan Poe he starts with the monologue of a socially unusual character and at the end adds an unexpected twist to the story.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. He also worked as a librarian and public lecturer. Refresh and try again. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. See also [ edit ] The Outsider short story Grendel novel House of Leaveswhich contains a subplot heavily influenced by the story v t e.