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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Naturally, I am not without amusement. I read this very short story in English.

La casa de Asterión by Jorge Luis Borges (3 star ratings)

Jessica Ortiz Riveros rated it did not like it Aug 13, At any time I can shut my eyes and pretend that I am asleep, breathing deeply.

The narrator begins by refuting some accusations made against him: Views Read Edit View history.

Will he be perhaps a bull with the face of a man? 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.


King of Kings Curzio Malaparte: La ceremonia dura pocos minutos. Karl Kerenyi has interesting chapters on the cult role of the Mistress of the Labyrinth. And the queen gave birth to a son named Asterion.

Ritratto di Gentiluomo Portrait of a Gentleman: Besides, I did one evening step out onto the street; if I returned home before nightfall, I did so because of the fear that the faces of the hoi polloi, faces discoloured and plain like an open hand, had induced in me. About Jorge Luis Borges. The Minotaur scarcely defended himself. Will he be a bull or a man? Que entre el que quiera.

A letter from Dr. Need I repeat that there are no closed doors? Previously a translator and English and Spanish teacher, Ana first started writing to share her experiences and adventures with friends and family.

A doorway in New Zealand Naming children: Refresh and try again. Under Siege Mahmoud Darwish: Annoying and trivial minutiae have no place in my spirit, a spirit which is receptive only to whatsoever is grand. Due to a hereditary condition, Borges became blind in his late fifties. Not only these games have I imagined; I have also meditated on the house.

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Borges explained: The House of Asterion

Jan 16, Katie Robinson rated it liked it. Everything exists many times over, fourteen times, but there are two things in the world that seem to exist only once; above, the intricate Sun; below, Asterion.


Come to think of it, at one stage di Chirico made eight “Ariadne” drawings. This short story —related article is a stub.

Borges explained: The House of Asterion | PocketCultures

She speaks Spanish, English and a smattering of Portuguese. Finally he makes mention of other people, nine men, who come every nine years “so that I may deliver them from evil “, and whose bodies he leaves in the empty rooms to distinguish one from another. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This page was last edited on 12 Januaryat Borges is also preoccupied with the idea of time and the infinite, violence, disloyalty, treason and punishment, and mirrors.