“Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius”:
“Fictional Universes and their effects on Reality”:
Installation by Fabrizio Cornellli. Contemporary artist.
►About Jorge Luis Borges, author of “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius”:
Jorge Luis Borges (1899/1986).
Jorge Luis Borges(1899/1986) was an Argentine writer, acclaimed in many other countries.
“Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius” originally appeared in Spanish in “Sur magazine” in may 1940. It was then published in book form in “Antología de la Literatura Fantástica” (december 1940), then in Borges’s 1941 collection “El Jardín de Senderos que se Bifurcan” (“The Garden of Forking Paths”). That entire book was, in turn, included within “Ficciones” (1944).
This short story was included in Borges´s book “Labyrinths”, translated to English by James E. Irby.
►“Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius”: Synopsis. Structure. Points of View (POVs):
Synopsis:The narrator (Borges) randomly comes across an article about a region called Uqbar. He then finds an Encyclopedia about Tlön (a country in…
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