This Craft of Verse

This Craft of Verse

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Through a twist of fate that the author of Labyrinths himself would have relished, these lost lectures given in English at Harvard in 1967-1968 by Jorge Luis Borges return to us now, a recovered tale of a life-long love affair with literature and the English language. Transcribed from tapes only recently discovered, This Craft of Verse captures the cadences, candour, wit and remarkable erudition of one of the most extraordinary and enduring literary voices of the 20th century. In its wide-ranging commentary and exquisite insights, the book stands as a deeply personal yet far-reaching introduction to the pleasures of the word, and as a first-hand testimony of to the life of literature.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780674002906
Characteristics: 154 p. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Mihailescu, Calin Andrei 1956-


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