An analysis of the use of communal women in the two stories el muerto and la intrusa by jorge luis b

an analysis of the use of communal women in the two stories el muerto and la intrusa by jorge luis b Source: “the queer use of women in borges' ‘el muerto’ and ‘la intrusa,’” in hispanofila, vol 125, january, 1999, pp 37–50 [ in the following essay originally published in 1995, brant argues that the relationship between male characters in two of borges's stories is defined by a repressed homoeroticism.

In el muerto, one man desires to coincide with another and through the use of a communal woman, the two men are connected in a way that creates a shift in authority, leading the second man to seek revenge on the first for his transgression of the male power dynamic. Herbert j brant's essay the queer use of communal women in borges's 'el muerto' and 'la intrusa', has argued that borges employed women as intermediaries of male affection, allowing men to engage each other romantically without resorting to direct, homosexual contact.

^ herbert j brant, the queer use of communal women in borges's el muerto and la intrusa, paper presented at xix latin american studies association (lasa) congress held in washington dc in september, 1995 ^ keller, gary karen s van hooft (1976) jorge luis borges's `la intrusa:' the awakening of love and consciousness/the sacrifice of love and consciousness. Jorge luis borges died of liver cancer in 1986 in geneva he was buried in the cimetière des rois (plainpalais) after years of legal wrangling about the legality of the marriage, kodama, as sole inheritor of a significant annual income, gained control over his works. Jorge luis borges (august 24, 1899 – june 14, 1986), was an argentine writer who is considered one of the foremost literary figures of the 20th century best-known in the english speaking world for his short stories and fictive essays, borges was also a poet, critic, translator and man of letters. Herbert j brant’s essay “the queer use of communal women in borges’ ‘el muerto’ and ‘la intrusa’”, has argued that borges employed women as intermediaries of male affection, allowing men to engage each other romantically without resorting to direct, homosexual contact.

“el muerto” (“the dead man”) contains two separate examples of definitive gaucho heterosexual lust james woodall and edwin williamson have each written a biography of borges, each of which is titled borges, a life. Jorge luis borges' two stories, el muerto (1946) and la intrusa (1966), linked by common thematic and structural elements, form a complementary narrative duet considering the features that they share with respect to setting, character, and outcome, it seems only natural to place the two stories together for comparative purposes. The aleph and other stories (spanish: el aleph , 1949) is a book of short stories by argentine writer jorge luis borges the title work, the aleph , describes a point in space that contains all other spaces at once. El golem is a poem by jorge luis borges , part of the 1964 book el otro, el mismo (the other, the self) the poem tells the story of judah loew (judá león) and his giving birth to the golem in that poem, borges quotes the works of german jewish philosopher gershom scholem.

An analysis of the use of communal women in the two stories el muerto and la intrusa by jorge luis b

Jorge luis borges died of liver cancer in geneva and is buried in the cimetière des rois (plainpalais) a few months before his death, he was married by attorney in paraguay to maria kodama kodama, as sole inheritor, has control of his works, estimated to generate a significant annual income. Herbert j brant's essay the queer use of communal women in borges's 'el muerto' and 'la intrusa', has argued that borges employed women as intermediaries of male affection, allowing men to engage each other romantically without resorting to direct, homosexual contact [25.

The south (original spanish title: el sur ) is a short story by argentine author jorge luis borges , first published in la nación in 1953 and later in the second edition ( 1956 ) of ficciones , part two (artifices. ^ the queer use of communal women in borges's el muerto and la intrusa], paper presented at xix latin american studies association (lasa) congress held in washington dc in september, 1995 ^ keller, gary karen s van hooft (1976.

An analysis of the use of communal women in the two stories el muerto and la intrusa by jorge luis b
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