La invención y la trama: una antología

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Fondo de Cultura Económica, Jan 1, 1988 - 608 pages
Adolfo Bioy es, quiza, el mas alto exponente de la ficcion latinoamericana contemporanea; la presente antologia ratifica esta aseveracion. Incluye dos famosas obras de Bioy: La invencion de Morel y El sueno de los heroes, asi como una muestra representativa de sus cuentos, aforismos y ensayos.

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Introducción por Marcelo Pichon Riviére
Prólogo por Jorge Luis Borges

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Adolfo Bioy Casares has collaborated with Jorge Luis Borges on a number of works. They compiled Anthology of Fantastic Literature (1940), a documentation of the development of Spanish American suprarealism, and Six Problems for Don Isidro Parodi (1981), a playful and inventive variation on the theme of the detective who cannot visit the scene of the crime. Bioy Casares's numerous works are characterized by intelligence and a sense of playful fantasy. The Invention of Morel (1953), concerns a scientist's illusions about immortality. Asleep in the Sun is a bizarre tale written in an epistolary form. Ultimately the recipient of the letter is left to wonder whether, in fact, the puzzle has any solution or whether, like much of Bioy Casares's and Borges's work, it is an inside joke between author and reader.

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