Jorge Luis Borges | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Marcelo Abadi

This literature criticism consists of approximately 15 pages of analysis & critique of Jorge Luis Borges.
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Critical Essay by Marcelo Abadi

SOURCE: “Spinoza in Borges' Looking-Glass,” translated by Leila Yael, Borges Studies on Line. J. L. Borges Center for Studies & Documentation. January 13, 2000. Retrieved March 30, 2000, from http://www.hum.au.dk/romansk/borges/bsol/abadi.htm.

In the following essay, Abadi discusses the influence of the philosopher Spinoza on Borge's poetry, focusing on his sonnets “Spinoza,” and “Baruch Spinoza.”

In the same tongue in which Spinoza refuted the Jewish authorities who brought about his expulsion from the Amsterdam Synagogue, three centuries later an Argentinean writer, long since blind, dictated a sonnet entitled “Baruch Spinoza”. Some years earlier he had dictated another sonnet, called, simply, “Spinoza”. The poet—Jorge Luis Borges, of course—is one of the most prominent...

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