In Praise of Darkness (Elogio de la Sombra)

Title In Praise of Darkness (Elogio de la Sombra)
Names Borges, Jorge Luis.
Book Number BR002639
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation A collection of elegaic poems and short prose pieces. "Darkness stands for blindness and death," according to Mr. Borges, who is blind. English and Spanish language.
General Notes Contracted and unontracted braille.
"Original title of this book is Elogio de la sombra."
Spanish text in uncontracted braille.
Length 1 v. of press braille ;
Local Subject Physical disability - HE9
World Language - WL
Spanish language book - SPL
Adult book - AD
Short book - SH
Blindness - HE7
Spanish/English bilingual - SPB
Nonfiction - NF
LC Subject Argentine poetry - 20th century - Translations into English
Blind authors
Audience Notes A
Call Number 863 ANF
Language Spanish
Contents Preface. -- John I:14. -- Heraclitus. -- Cambridge. -- Elsa. -- New England 1967. -- James Joyce. -- The unending gift. -- Episode of the enemy. -- The labyrinth. -- Labyrinth. -- May 20, 1928. -- Ricardo Guiraldes. -- The anthropologist. -- To a certain ghost, 1940. -- Plain things. -- Rubaiyat. -- Pedro Salvadores. -- To Israel. -- Israel. -- June 1968. -- The keeper of the books. -- The gauchos. -- Acevedo. -- Milonga of Manuel Flores. -- Milonga of Calandria. -- Invocation to Joyce. -- Israel 1969. -- "Ritter, Tod, Und Teufel"(I). -- "Ritter, Tod, Und Teufel"(II). -- Buenos Aires. -- From an apocryphal gospel. -- Legend. -- A prayer. -- His end and his beginning. -- A reader. -- In praise of darkness. -- Appendix: Original preface. -- Note of the text. -- Note on the translation. -- Bibliographical note.
Released 1974
Publication Info [Washington, D.C.] : New York, Dutton (APH, transcribing agency. APH, distributor) 1974
Original Publication Reproduced from: A bilingual ed. New York, Dutton, 1974.
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