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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Statistically speaking, the Jews are very few. Refresh and try again. The nights of Alexandria, Babylon, Carthage, Memphis have never succeeded in engendering one single grandfather: It seems that in the article he jokes about his roots: Return to Book Page.

Inhis family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain. Clearly, “Emma Zunz” is an exception and therefore stands as a meritorious field for comparative analysis; as an enma immunitas zhnz, the author’s inner feelings, personal appreciation, and rigorous insights may be discovered.

View freely available titles: This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. He died in Geneva, Switzerland, in Inhe came to international attention when he received the first International Publishers’ Prize Prix Formentor.


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This statement becomes clear when we understand that the literature of Borges is scholastic and not social emmaa realistic; he is not grounded to the earth but seeks to express a celestial reflection of mundane affairs.

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. Coetzee said of Borges: She is very much concerned with her own female condition and Weltanshauung.

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

Spanish was her native tongue. What would we think of someone in the year who discovers everywhere descendants of the inhabitants of the San Juan province? Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Raum rated it did not like it Feb 26, On those bookshelves he could find the most important works in English literature: Lists with This Book.


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Book titles OR Journal titles. Of the non-English authors, Dante and Let’s begin with the question of Borges’ possible membership to the Argentinian Jewish minority.

If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own zunnz and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’. Evidently, Borges finds the philologic, theoretical, and pantheistic motifs more attractive than the historical circumstances of the Jewish condition.

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