A Personal Anthology
After almost a half a century of scrupulous devotion to his art, Jorge Luis Borges personally compiled this anthology of his work--short stories, essays, poems, and brief mordant "sketches,” which, in Borges’s hands, take on the dimensions of a genre unique in modern letters.
In this anthology, the author has put together those pieces on which he would like his reputation to rest; they are not arranged chronologically, but with an eye to their "sympathies and differences.” A Personal Anthology, therefore, is not merely a collection, but a new composition.
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