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"libraries are not simply repositories of learning but nerve centres of civilisation"

For Manguel libraries are not simply repositories of learning but nerve centres of civilisation, where the conscious and the subconscious outpourings of centuries teem together in a platonic mirror of life that may also, paradoxically, be humanity’s fullest iteration of itself.

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Do You Remember?

‚At one magical instant in your early childhood, the page of a book – that string of confused, alien cyphers – shivered into meaning. Words spoke to you, gave up their secrets; at that moment, whole universes opened. 10 weitere Wörter


Okumanın Tarihi

Borges’e kitap okuyan Alberto Manguel okumanın büyülü dünyasını tüm okurlarla paylaşıyor. On altı yaşında Borges’e kitap okuyarak kitapların büyülü dünyasına adımını atan ve kendisini tanıyan okurların The Dictionary of Imaginary Places [İmgesel Yerler Sözlüğü] ile beğenisini kazanan Alberto Manguel’in Okumanın Tarihi adlı kitabı Yapı Kredi Yayınları, Edebiyat dizisinden çıktı. 188 weitere Wörter


A Quiet Melancholia to a Profound Pastime. |Review of "Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions by Alberto Manguel (2018) Yale University Press

A few weeks ago, I witnessed a young twentysomething stand in front of a large shelf of books and comment how she wanted to be photographed on the floor in front of the books wearing a huge, bulky sweater. 1.262 weitere Wörter

Guillermo MartInez--"Vast Hell" (New Yorker, April 27, 2009)

SOUNDTRACK: JOHN MORELAND-Tiny Desk Concert #733 (April 20, 2018).

I don’t know John Moreland, but the blurb says he was in a metal-core band.  That band was Thirty Called Arson.  769 weitere Wörter

Short Story

"The book as world and the world as book" at the Warburg Institute

Last Friday 20th April the Warburg Institute in London organised an event that focused on books and readers in the Spanish speaking world, entitled The book as world and the world as book… 443 weitere Wörter


Kennings: metáforas ou não?

Em 2014, enquanto lia Curso de Literatura Inglesa de Borges, encontrei pela primeira vez kennings. Eu nunca havia ouvido falar sobre elas, e foi uma grande surpresa descobrir que além de comuns em Old Norse, Old English e Islandês, elas eram parte importante da literatura mundial, encontradas em… 509 weitere Wörter