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La Invención de Morel - Study Guide Prologue Summary & Analysis

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Prologue Summary

The prologue is written by writer Jorges Luis Borges, a colleague and life-long friend of Adolfo Bioy Casares. Borges explains how the fantasy novel can be viewed as a realistic account. Borges discusses the works of famed authors from Kafka to Shakespeare and their uses of fantasy and imagery. Borges boasts that "The Invention of Morel" is in the same league as "Journey to the Center of the Earth" and "The Trial" among other modern writers of the time. While careful not to reveal the plot, Borges lauds this work as a breakthrough in Spanish literature due its focus on fantasy and the supernatural.

Prologue Analysis

The Prologue was written by writer and friend Jorges Luis Borges. He lauds the literary abilities of Adolfo Bioy Casares whose first book, "The Invention of Morel." Borges applauds Casares for this groundbreaking work. Fantasy novels and those about the supernatural...

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