Readers will probably find Professor Borges more enthralling as a document of Borges himself than as a guide to English literature. Borges’s vast erudition is felt everywhere in these pages, and he is at his best when he digresses.

The Rumpus

In English at last, Borges’s erudite and entertaining lectures on English literature from Beowulf to Oscar Wilde

Professor Borges

Nonfiction by Jorge Luis Borges

Translated by Katherine Silver

Edited by Martín HadisMartín Arias

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Paperback (published July 31, 2013)

ISBN
9780811222747
Price US
17.95
Page Count
306

Clothbound (published July 31, 2013)

ISBN
9780811218757
Price US
26.5
Price CN
27
Page Count
288

Ebook (published July 31, 2013)

ISBN
9780811221177
Page Count
288

Jorge Luis Borges

Twentieth-century Argentine author

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Readers will probably find Professor Borges more enthralling as a document of Borges himself than as a guide to English literature. Borges’s vast erudition is felt everywhere in these pages, and he is at his best when he digresses.

The Rumpus

Borges’ delivery will engross you — he is an excellent storyteller.

New York Daily News

What you glean from seeing Borges’s work as a whole is just how thoroughly he dedicated himself to literature as a medium, and as a tradition. That panoramic passion and erudition has been captured once more, this time in a more informal setting, in Professor Borges

The Globe and Mail