Poet Federico Garcia Lorca pushed for bringing a wider recognition to Cante Jondo, the traditional Andalusian music from which flamenco derives. He lectured in 1922 to rally support for a festival honoring Cante Jondo. 428 more words
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“¡Ah, los laberintos! ¡Ah, los símbolos! Al final de cada año me hago una promesa: el próximo año renunciaré a los laberintos, a los tigres, a los cuchillos, a los espejos. 27 more words
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In Coleman Barks’ introduction to Chapter 16 of his Big Red Book, he quotes Carl Jung (1875-1961) as saying:
“The Self (God) is a circle whose centre is everywhere, whose circumference is nowhere.” 376 more words
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O número de símbolos ortográficos é vinte e cinco
Não conheço nenhum autor como Jorge Luis Borges. Tentar classifica-lo seria no mínimo uma tarefa leviana e iria apenas resultar no Mais terrível dos falhanços. 755 more words
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"a sudden movement of the head"
Whats that youre readin?
Borges’ Collected Fiction.
You read Borges, ever?
No. Whats he write?
Stories. Short stories. Theyre strange, really odd. Make you think. 96 more words
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Dearest of the Dear Readers and Readerettes,
I’m going to warn you that if you get queasy, skip this post, there are icky pics contained within. 1,248 more words
If Ideas Had Shapes
I shall remain in Borges, not in myself (if it is true that I am someone), but I recognize myself less in his books than in many others or in the laborious strumming of a guitar.