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An edition of Labyrinths (1962)

Labyrinths

selected stories & other writings

Augmented edition, 7th printing
  • 4.12 ·
  • 34 Ratings
  • 190 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading
  • 35 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
New Directions
Language
English
Pages
260

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Labyrinths: selected stories & other writings
1964, New Directions
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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Futions
Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
The Garden of Forking Paths
The Lottery in Babylon
Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote
Tbe Circular Ruins
Tbe 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
Essays
Tbe Argentine Writer and Tradition
T be 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 (touard) Bernard Shau
A Neu Refutation of Time
Parables
Inferno, I, 32
Paradiso, XXXI, 108
Ragnarök
Parable of Cervantes and the Quixote
The Witness
A Problem
Borges and I
Everything and Nothing
Elegy
Chronology
Bibliography

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 257-260.

Series
New directions paperbook, 186
Copyright Date
1964

Classifications

Library of Congress
PQ7797.B635 L3 1964

The Physical Object

Format
paperback
Pagination
xxiii, 260 p. ; 21 cm.
Number of pages
260

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL21454044M
Internet Archive
labyrinths0000unse_x6r3
LCCN
64025440
OCLC/WorldCat
301547220, 260942
Goodreads
2941008

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