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Author Tcherepashenets, Nataly.
Title Place and displacement in the narrative worlds of Jorge Luis Borges and Julio Cortázar [electronic resource] / Nataly Tcherepashenets.
Publication Info. New York : P. Lang, c2008.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xvi, 204 p.
Series Currents in comparative Romance languages and literatures ; v. 151.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-197) and index.
Contents Place in Borges's stories and the irony of revelation -- Familiar places, hidden challenges : revelation present and dissipated in "El Aleph" -- Dreaming in circles, facing the ruins : the mystery and limitations of the human self in "Las ruinas circulares" -- The illusion of power : the magic disc, human vulnerability, and the divine presence in "El disco" -- The infinite book : fear and longing -- Place as displacement in Cortázar's Hopscotch -- Towards the challenge and the refuge : Oliveira's Paris and the capital cities in nineteenth century novels -- Borges's voice in Cortázar's Buenos Aires -- Talita's dream : between Borgesean and Carnivalesque worlds -- The Carnivalesque city and the anxiety of alienation -- Oliveira's homelessness : displacement as "no placement" -- Fictional and 'real' places : convergences and divergences -- The 'exotic' or/and the 'familiar' : "Someone's land" and the traditions of literary utopia -- Challenging conventions and breaking illusions : the city and the language in 62 : modelo para armar -- Revisiting the Minotaur : heterotopia as place and mode of representation in Borges's "La casa de Asterion" -- Boarding the ship: the unresolved mystery of Cortázar's "Malcolm" -- Displacement, dreams and archive in Borges's essays -- Dreaming with Freud : displacement, art and magic in "El sueño de Coleridge" -- The repression of archive and the archivization of repression in "La muralla y los libros" -- Shaping the word : displacement and dialogical discourse in Borges's "La muralla y los libros" and in Kafka's "The Great Wall of China" -- Displacement and the divided self in Cortázar's stories -- Crossing the bridge : psychological division and the writing of discontent -- Beyond the door : rediscovering the multiple self -- Divided lives, overlapping spaces, and the impossibility of self-deception.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Cortázar, Julio -- Criticism and interpretation.
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986 -- Settings.
Cortázar, Julio -- Settings.
Displacement (Psychology) in literature.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 0820463957 (hardcover alk. paper)
9780820463957 (hardcover alk. paper)
9781453906149 (e-book)
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