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An edition of Labyrinths (1962)

Labyrinths

selected stories and other writings

printing (19)
  • 4.12 ·
  • 41 Ratings
  • 205 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading
  • 40 Have read

Labyrinths is a collection of short stories and essays by the writer Jorge Luis Borges. It was translated into English, published soon after Borges won the International Publishers' Prize with Samuel Beckett.

It includes, among other stories, "Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius", "The Garden of Forking Paths", and "The Library of Babel", three of Borges' most famous stories.

Stories
Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
The Garden of Forking Paths
The Lottery in Babylon
Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote
The Circular Ruins
The Library of Babel
Funes the Memorious
The Shape of the Sword
Theme of the Traitor and the Hero
Death and the Compass
The Secret Miracle
Three Versions of Judas
The Sect of the Phoenix
The Immortal
The Theologians
Story of the Warrior and the Captive
Emma Zunz
The House of Asterion
Deutsches Requiem
Averroes' Search
The Zahir
The Waiting
The God's Script
Stories 1-13 are from Ficciones; 14-23 are from The Aleph.

Essays
The Argentine Writer and Tradition
The Wall and the Books
The Fearful Sphere of Pascal
Partial Magic in the Quixote
Valéry as Symbol
Kafka and His Precursors
Avatars of the Tortoise
The Mirror of Enigmas
A Note on (toward) Bernard Shaw
A New Refutation of Time
All essays are from Otras inquisiciones, except The Argentine Writer and Tradition and Avatars of the Tortoise which are from Discusión

Parables
Inferno, I, 32
Paradiso, XXXI, 108
Ragnarök
Parable of Cervantes and the Quixote
The Witness
A Problem
Borges and I
Everything and Nothing
All parables are from The Maker

Publish Date
Publisher
Penguin Books
Language
English
Pages
287

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Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings
2007, New Directions
Paperback in English - Reissued
Cover of: Labyrinths
Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings
2007, New Directions
Paperback in English - Reissued
Cover of: Labyrinths
Labyrinths
1987, Penguin Books
paperback in English - reprint
Cover of: Labyrinths
Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings
1970?, New Directions
Paperback in English - Augmented edition, twelfth printing
Cover of: Labyrinths
Labyrinths: selected stories and other writings
1970, Penguin Books
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Cover of: Labyrinths
Labyrinths: Short Stories & Other Writings
1964, New Directions
Library Binding in English - Augmented edition
Cover of: Labyrinths
Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings
1964, New Directions
Paperback in English - Augmented edition, 7th printing
Cover of: Labyrinths
Labyrinths: selected stories & other writings
1964, New Directions
Paperback in English - Augmented edition, 7th printing
Cover of: Labyrinths
Labyrinths: Selected stories & other writings
1964, New Directions Pub. Corp
hardcover in English - Augmented edition
Cover of: Labyrinths
Labyrinths: selected stories & other writings
1964, New Directions
paperback in English - Augmented edition, 7th printing

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Edition Notes

Translations originally published: New Directions, 1964.

Published in
London
Series
Penguin twentieth-century classics
Copyright Date
1964

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
287p. ;
Number of pages
287

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL18430285M
Internet Archive
labyrinthsselect0000borg_v6c4
ISBN 10
014018029X
ISBN 13
9780140180299
OCLC/WorldCat
1030056326
Library Thing
607
Goodreads
976329

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