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An Intensive Study of Totality: Jorge Luis Borges

November 1 - December 6, 2022
Tuesdays, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (six sessions)
925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205


The Argentine genius Jorge Luis Borges explored every facet of the word during his lifetime of writing. From sonnets about dream tigers to stories about detectives in Buenos Aires to essays on the collapse of time, Borges oeuvre reads as if limitless, always imbuing the reader with a sense of total expansion. This seminar will draw from his Collected Fictions, Selected Poems, Selected Non-fiction in an attempt to construct (& deconstruct) the scope of one of the most boundless authors of the 20th century.

Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges
Selected Poems by Jorge Luis Borges
Selected Non-fictions by Jorge Luis Borges

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Delve: Borges
$ 245.00

Benjamin McPherson Ficklin

Benjamin McPherson Ficklin is the author of the chapbook 'A Cynical View of Dystopian America.' Their work has been published in Lomography, wildness, Ursus Americanus Press, STORGY, Clackamas Literary Review, Tahoma Literary Review, Autre, Oregon Voice Magazine, and recognized in Best Small Fiction 2019 and Best American Essays 2020.
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