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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Funes may be compared to an autistic savantin that he has acquired an extraordinary ability, memorywithout the obvious need for study or practice.

Es increible la manera en que delata al cerebro del ser humano y lo afortunados que somos por simplemente poder pensar. On his return to Argentina inBorges began publishing his poems and essays in Surrealist literary journals. Borges spends the whole night talking to Funes in the dark. Price memoroso stated that she, like Funes, views her memory as a curse. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Funes el Memorioso

Was Funes the perfect Vipassana practitioner? Need a bit more enlightenment on this. 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 memoriowo perfecta: Days later, Borges receives a telegram from Buenos Aires calling for his return due to his father’s ill health. Apr 09, Jorge Hurtado rated it it was amazing.

The unheeded marvel is le common theme in Borges’s writing. He was able to reconstruct every dream, every daydream he had ever had.

Funes el Memorioso by Jorge Luis Borges

To ask other readers questions about Funes el Memoriosoplease sign up. I kind of didn’t get what the point of it was Francheska rated it it was amazing Apr 26, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Funes enumerates to Borges the cases of prodigious memory cited in the Historia Naturalisand adds that he marvels that those are considered marvellous.

As narrative this can be seen as extended version of insomnia.

Funes thinks he’s intelligent by remembering his memories when he actually isn’t because their is no real thoughts and arguments running though his mind.

Open Preview See a Problem? Do we need thinking if we are able to perceive? Borges was fluent in several languages.

Funes the Memorious

This ability seems more like a curse than an actual gift, as the narrator thinks. As he packs, he remembers the books and goes to Funes’s house. Inhe came to international attention when he received the first International Publishers’ Prize Prix Formentor.

Seba rated it it was amazing Jul 23, O Funes is so lost due to his ability to remember each and every detail of his life and this short story had me freaking like no other read has ever had He reasoned or felt that immobility was a small price to pay. No trivia or quizzes yet. Looking at a forest, he noticed each and every leaf, looking at a face, he noticed each and every nuance and movement.

He learned Latin immediately using a dictionary and a book by Pliny. The Mind of a Mnemonist”. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

In the overly replete world of Funes there were nothing but details, almost contiguous details. Sin poder filtar ni descuidar nada, sin poder meterse a un lado las memorias que molestan. Lists with This Book. This is just a rather short story, not a book in itself. Borges’s fiction reads like a magic incantation.


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Soon enough, Borges receives a note from Funes, requesting that the visitor lend him some of his Latin books and a dictionary. 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 Luus story. Even in these cases, however, the luiss is not eidetic as, while exceptional, it only contains personally-relevant autobiographical information [3].

He knew the forms of the clouds in the southern sky on the morning of April 30, and he could compare them in his memory with the veins in the marbled binding of a book he had seen only once, or with the feathers of spray lifted by an oar on the Rio Negro on the eve of the Battle of Quebracho.

Sep 19, Oleksandr rated it really liked it. I read this in a Portuguese translation after having it highly recommended by a professor. Lu rated it liked it Oct 09, Return to Cuenti Page. Borgea by Minificciones first published Inhis family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Coetzee said of Borges: When dawn reveals Funes’s face, only 19 years old, Borges sees him “as monumental as bronze, more ancient than Egypt, anterior to the prophecies and the pyramids”. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. Sep 02, Shira rated it it was ok Shelves: