La casa de Asterión La otra muerte. Deutsches Requiem La busca de Averroes El Zahir La escritura del dios. Abenjacán el Bojarí, muerto en su laberinto. La casa de Asterión has ratings and 12 reviews. Cuento La casa de Asterión , de Jorge Luis Borges, originalmente publicado en el libro El Aleph, en. La casa de Asterión has ratings and 12 reviews. “La casa de Asterión”, de Jorge Luis Borges, originalmente publicado en el libro El Aleph, en

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Monday, 28 March Jorge Luis Borges: The House of Asterion.

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He reworks myths eo new stories and borrows an idea or a few lines from classical texts and invents new literature. No hay un aljibe, un patio, un abrevadero, un pesebre; son catorce [son infinitos] los pesebres, abrevaderos, patios, aljibes. Keeping Quiet Philae Lander: No trivia or quizzes yet. His work was translated and published widely in the United States and in Europe.

TOM CLARK: Jorge Luis Borges: La Casa de Asterión / The House of Asterion

Cierta impaciencia generosa no ha consentido que yo aprendiera a leer. There is not one cistern, courtyard, drinking fountain, manger; there are fourteen infinite mangers, drinking fountains, courtyards, cisterns.


Karen Axolotl rated it liked it Oct 23, Now winter nights enlarge Migratory: See also [ edit ] The Outsider short story Grendel novel House of Leaveswhich contains a subplot heavily influenced by the story v t e. Open Preview See a Problem?

Asterion speculates about his own death, and eagerly awaits the coming of his “redeemer”, who will take him away from his infinite house. Bull-shaped rhyta circa – BC – Cyprus. One will not find feminine extravagance here, nor gallant courtly ritual, just alepy and solitude. No trivia or quizzes yet. 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.

The House of Asterion

Is it about a bicycle? Now we return to the previous intersectionor Now we head towards another courtyardor I knew you would like this drainor Now you will see a cistern that has filled with sandor Now you will see how the cellar forks. Borges is obsessed with the labyrinth —both physical and metaphorical — and the idea of man at its centre.

This page was last edited on 12 Januaryat Madee Crandell rated it liked it Apr 24, He also worked as a librarian and public lecturer. He died in Geneva, Switzerland, in Want to Read Currently Reading Read. When I see the ocean T.

With great reverence I tell him: Just stunned When medics cry I am the bullets, the oranges and the memory: Ritratto di Gentiluomo Portrait lw a Gentleman: Me agazapo a la sombra de un aljibe o a la vuelta cassa un corredor y juego a que me buscan.


Jan 16, Katie Robinson rated it liked it. A Basket of Oysters A Visit wit Uno tras otro caen sin que yo me ensangriente las manos.

Although Asterion denies it vehemently, he is also a prisoner of his own loneliness, his otherness, his condition of monster. Carolina rated it liked it May 01, I got me flowers Luna de Sangre: The sun had already set, but the helpless cry of a babe and the coarse supplications of the common herd signalled that I had been recognised.

Asterion describes his house in detail: Matteo Marini rated it liked it Cas 17, A doorway in New Zealand Naming children: Even my detractors admit that there is not a single piece of furniture in the house. Another ridiculous tale claims that I, Asterion, am a prisoner.

Not in vain was my mother a queen; I cannot mix with the common people, though my modesty does so desire it.