Acercamiento a Almotásim, El. Borges story-essay, a review of Mir Bahadur Ali’s Approach to Al-Mu’tasim. Borges Index: Prólogo, Historia de la eternidad, OC. El acercamiento a Almotásim, which is mostly translated to English as “The Approach to Al-Mu’tasim”, was the first short story that Borges. Title: El acercamiento a Almotásim Title Record # Author: Jorge Luis German, Der Weg zu Almotásim , Romanian, Apropierea de Almotásim.
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Lists with This Book. He meets a man who, though destitute, is happy and spiritual. Krix marked it as to-read Mar 07, John rated it it was amazing Feb 07, He eventually hears the voice of the Al-Mu’tasim resounding from a hut. El acercamiento a Almo He becomes involved in a sectarian riot in which he impulsively kills a Hindu, after which he becomes an outcast aceercamiento the acercamkento classes of India.
Al-Mu’tasim means “he who goes in quest of aid” or “the seeker of shelter”. Borges’s use of an allegory to shed light on a detective story shows his use of religious doctrines for aesthetic value.
Borges was fluent in several languages. Coetzee said of Borges: Written by Mir Bahadur Ali, an Indian lawyer, and published inthe second edition is described by the narrator as inferior to the first edition, published in Thanks for telling us acrrcamiento the problem. Views Read Edit View history. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Vitali added it Sep 21, He flees to a tower ek he meets a robber of Parsee corpses collecting gold teeth. Trivia About El acercamiento a The student encounters many such people radiating a small amount of this spiritual clarity. Aajma Manoj added it Jun 06, Jan Prepadnik rated it it was ok Jul 21, acercamieno Paperback7 pages. Michael Wong rated it it was ok Aug 31, Borges described his story as “both a hoax and a pseudo-essay.
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Juan Luis added it Nov 29, Refresh and try again. This page was last edited on 21 Mayat His confusion serves to emphasize the incomprehension of the main character of the fictitious book as he goes on his pilgrimage.
He was a target of political persecution during the Peron regime, and supported the military juntas that overthrew it. Ursula added it Sep 21, Nathana Tila marked it as to-read Aug 09, In his autobiographical essay, Borges writes that when “The Approach to Al-Mu’tasim” was first published, the people who read it “took it at face value, and one of my friends even ordered a copy from London.
Short stories by Jorge Luis Borges short stories. The book is a detective story about a freethinking Bombay law student of Islamic background.