Jorge Luis Borges on War

3/14/2016; 56 minutes

Efrain Kristal explores the shadow war cast over the life and writings of the Argentine Jorge Luis Borges whose family found itself comfortably stranded in neutral Switzerland during World War I, whose translations introduced the Spanish-speaking world to German expressionist poetry from that era and who later monitored the rise of Nazism with dismay. Recorded on 05.13.2015. (#30566)

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