Adolfo Bioy Casares: Borges, Fiction and Art by Karl Posso

By Karl Posso

Best referred to as Jorge Luis Borges’s right-hand guy, Adolfo Bioy Casares (1914–99) used to be, in his personal correct, an artistic author of substantial ability. His works, frequently brushed aside summarily as great fiction, are actually ripe for reassessment. This quantity appears at Bioy’s large oeuvre, which deals many impressive reflections at the 20th century’s cultural, social, and political ameliorations, either in Argentina and additional afield. issues lined comprise Bioy’s meditations on isolation and good judgment and his enduring fascination with the impression of visible applied sciences on all inventive representation.

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