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In the Cards: Prophecy and the Gamble of Language in Borges's "El truco"

  • Author(s): McEnaney, Tom;
  • et al.
Abstract

Bringing together Frankfurt School poetics and the history of Argentina and Borges's ongoing alterations to his poetic archive, this essay studies his minor poem "El truco" to understand how Borges's poetics strive to reimagine Argentine politics and the project of writing history.

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