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 disregarded summarily as terrific fiction, are actually ripe for reassessment. This quantity seems at Bioy’s broad oeuvre, which bargains many fabulous reflections at the 20th century’s cultural, social, and political alterations, either in Argentina and extra afield. themes lined comprise Bioy’s meditations on isolation and common sense and his enduring fascination with the effect of visible applied sciences on all inventive representation.

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