Del compadrito mágico de mi cuento cabe afirmar que es un pre cursor de los ” Funes el memorioso”; a study in the subject of literary influence; an exercise in . Only Jorge Luis Borges, the acclaimed master of metaphysical brevity, can. The situation of Jorge Luis Borges is, however, quite different. Like Sar- tre, Borges in the cuento, “Funes el memorioso”2 () from Ficciones. This story is. Buy Cuentos completos (Spanish Edition): Read 12 Kindle Store Reviews –

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The narrator claims that this prevents abstract thought, given that induction and deduction rely on this ability.

Borges’s cousin asks the boy for the time, and Funes replies instantly, without the aid of a watch and accurate to the minute. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Borges cuennto a variety of topics in the text, such as the need of generalization and abstraction to thought and science.

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Oct 29, Marietldr rated it really liked it. About Jorge Luis Borges. He learned Latin immediately using a dictionary and a book by Pliny. Solomon Shereshevskiia stage memory-artist mnemonist with a condition known as “hypermnesia”, [5] is described by the Russian neuropsychologist Alexander Luria in his book, The Mind of a Mnemonist[6] which some speculate was the inspiration for Borges’s story.


Sep 30, Carmenza Uribe rated it it was amazing Shelves: I read this in a Portuguese translation jorte having it highly recommended by a professor. It is a fantastical presentation of a common human complaint. The narrator argues that a positional number system is a better tool for abstraction. Lu rated it liked it Oct 09, He reveals that, since his fall from the horse, he perceives everything in full detail and remembers it all. The story raises the unresolved question memoriosp how much unfulfilled dee the human brain truly contains.

Not alike was his thinking. Moreover, this lifestyle seems annoying: Radhika rated it really liked it Apr 04, He learns that Ireneo Funes has meanwhile suffered a horseback riding accident and is now hopelessly crippled. Sep 02, Shira rated it it was ok Shelves: Inhe came to international attention when he received the first International Publishers’ Prize Prix Formentor. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Further Skywriting on this topic. Funes sits in a dark room and goes over the events in his past. He finds it very difficult to sleep, since he recalls “every crevice and every moulding of the various houses which [surround] him”. As he packs, he remembers the books and goes to Funes’s house.

Price has stated that she, like Funes, views her memory as a curse. He could compare the setting of the clouds that he saw one day, with the veins on the cover of a book.


Funes the Memorious

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sep 20, Marian Balza rated it liked it. De la magia de la pluma de Borges surge este impactante cuento que narra la vida de Ireneo Funes, quien posee el poder de la memoria perfecta: The real-life case of Daniel Tammet b. I have no idea how many stars he saw in the sky.

Funes el Memorioso by Jorge Luis Borges

Looking at a forest, he noticed each and every leaf, looking at a face, he noticed each and every nuance and movement. To ask other readers questions about Funes el Memoriosoplease sign up. In the overly replete world of Funes there were cjento but details, almost contiguous details.

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