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universal history of iniquity

by Jorge Luis Borges

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brigands and robbers -- Fiction,
  • Outlaws -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJorge Luis Borges ; translated with an afterword by Andrew Hurley.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesPenguin classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ7797.B635 H513 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 104 p. ;
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17603018M
    ISBN 100141183853
    OCLC/WorldCa45593024

    A Universal History of IniquityIntroduction by Andrew Hurley A Universal History of Iniquity () Preface to the First Edition Preface to the Edition The Cruel Redeemer Lazarus Morell The Improbable Impostor Tom Castro The Widow Ching--Pirate Monk Eastman, Purveyor of Iniquities The Disinterested Killer Bill Harrigan The Uncivil Teacher of Court Etiquette Kôsuké no Suké Hakim, the.   A Universal History of Iniquity has ratings and reviews. Glenn said: From his early years the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges lived amon. A Universal History of Infamy: Jorge Luis Borges: Life: universal de la infamia (; A Universal History of Infamy). To .

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And ‘A Universal History of Iniquity’ is a jewel. Unlike Borges's baroque writings, these nine short tales are straight-forward and make for easy reading.

For the purposes of this review and to convey the flavor of the book, here are quotes with brief comments on two of the tales.4/5. A UNIVERSAL HISTORY OF INIQUITY, the first story collection of Borges, provides an “Index of Sources”, which lists texts, mostly historical, that supposedly inspired the first eight stories in the original edition () of this by:   A Universal History of IniquityIntroduction by Andrew Hurley.

A Universal History of Iniquity () Preface to the First Edition Preface to the Edition The Cruel Redeemer Lazarus Morell The Improbable Impostor Tom Castro The Widow Ching—Pirate Monk Eastman, Purveyor of Iniquities The Disinterested Killer Bill HarriganBrand: Penguin Publishing Group.

About Universal History of Iniquity. In his writing, Borges always combined high seriousness with a wicked sense of fun. Here he reveals his delight in re-creating (or making up) colorful stories from the Orient, the Islamic world, and the Wild West, as well as his horrified fascination with knife fights, political and personal betrayal, and bloodthirsty revenge.

Paperback. Borges’ first collection of stories (). In his writing, Borges always combined high seriousness with a wicked sense of fun. Here he reveals his delight in re-creating (or making up) colorful stories from the Orient, the Islamic world, and the Wild West, as well as his horrified fascination with knife fights, political and personal betrayal, and bloodthirsty revenge.

Get this from a library. A universal history of iniquity. [Jorge Luis Borges; Andrew Hurley] -- "In a sensationalist Argentinian newspaper employed Jorge Luis Borges to produce high-brow cultural commentary.

Alongside the high-toned pieces, he also contributed these quirky blood-and-guts. - Buy A Universal History of Iniquity (Penguin Modern Classics) book online at best prices in India on Read A Universal History of Iniquity (Penguin Modern Classics) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s:   Part of the richness of A Universal History of Iniquity stems from Borges’ ability to weave his dense, darkly humorous paradoxes into genres that tend to be consigned to the pulpy end of the high-low cultural divide.

Borges sets his short stories into contexts modeled after Westerns, crime stories, and orientalizing adventure tales.

In fact, "A Universal History of Iniquity" is a fairly interesting book, in which Borges spins some fanciful details for the lives of great criminals. It's a fascinating read, though his writing is still dogged by first-time-writer awkwardness in some of the s:   "A Universal History of Iniquity", originally published as "A Universal History of Infamy" was published in The stories represent a collection of stories originally published in the Argentine newspaper Critica between and /5(5).

A universal history of iniquity. [Jorge Luis Borges; Andrew Hurley] -- In his writing, Borges always combined high seriousness with a wicked sense of fun.

Here he reveals his delight in re-creating (or making up) colorful stories from the Orient, the Islamic world, and. Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find A Universal History of Iniquity (Penguin Classics) () by Borges, Jorge Luis.4/5(6K).

In A Universal History of Iniquity, Borges wrote pieces inspired by the writings of Mark Twain, the history of pirates, The Gangs of New York, tales of Billy the Kid, Japanese folklore, and Nights. According to the translator Andrew Hurley, Borges clearly borrowed directly from his sorces at times, freely adapted them at others, and pretty.

Universal History of Iniquity by Jorge Luis Borges,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K). A Universal History of Infamy, or A Universal History of Iniquity (original Spanish title: Historia universal de la infamia), is a collection of short stories by Jorge Luis Borges, first published inand revised by the author in Most were published individually in the newspaper Critica between and Angel Flores, the first to use the term "magical realism", set the.

A Universal History of Iniquity: Part I Summary The Cruel Redeemer Lazarus Morell Lazarus forms a criminal organization of some 1, men who help a Negro escape and then resell him to another plantation owner.

The Negro would escape again. A UNIVERSAL HISTORY OF INIQUITY, the first story collection of Borges, provides an “Index of Sources”, which lists texts, mostly historical, that supposedly inspired the first eight stories in the original edition () of this book.

Borges claims, for example, that Herbert Asbury’s THE GANGS OF NEW YORK was the basis for the story “Monk Eastman, Purveyor of Iniquities”/5. Editions for A Universal History of Iniquity: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in Cited by: A Universal History of Iniquity by Jorge Borges,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Select Option. books called things like The Amazing Adventures of Kloofy Krumpleflugger, in which Kloofy Krumpleflugger has some kind of cute mental 4/5(9). "A Universal History of Iniquity" was Borges' first collection of stories, and with the exception of a few short stories, his first published works.

So he was a little wobbly here as he balanced between telling the life story of his iniquitous people, and embroidering their stories with his lush prose and fictionalized accounts.A Universal History of Iniquity: Part II Summary The Uncivil Teacher of Court Etiquette Kotsuke no Suke The teacher for the Japanese Emperor of etiquette and courtesy, Kotsuke no Suke, is provocative to the Lord of Ako.

In a rage, the lord of Ako slashes at Kotsuke no Suke with his sword.