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Borges regularly taught and lectured throughout the United States and Europe. We need doubters, naysayers, and all those that remind us that we cannot take the world too seriously—not ourselves, not poetry, not our calling as writers.

Borges wants little to do with gods, even literary gods. We need ironists in this world.

He even translates Leaves of Grass. He spent a few years teaching, but most of his work was either in journalism or politics. Written without rhyme, in long, loose lines, filled with poetic lists and exclamations taken from Whitman’s reading of the Bible, Homer, and Asian poets, these poems were totally unlike conventional poetry.

They shake themselves whittman from rant and bombastic audacities and rise into the clear air of major poetry. There is, though, hope, especially for the writer.

His hand, without thinking, touches his mess beard and his marauded mouth. Casi no soy, brges mis versos ritman la vida y su esplendor. In this photo we see the aged bard in his Camden bedroom, newspapers piling up beneath the rocking chair. He returned to Buenos Aires inwhere he helped to found several avant-garde literary periodicals.

He draws an intimate portrait of an old man, tired, near death, in his room on a Sunday morning. Borges, though known in the U. There are actually two revelations: Whitmzn smell of coffee and the ink of news.


There are some Latin American poets whose relationship to Whitman is obvious: Some critics have called him a mystic of the intellect.

Whitman, Borges, and Ironic Detachment

Extremely fond of the opera, he used his press pass to spend many evenings in the theater. The briefest of overviews concerning literary imitation was provided; and, we discussed how the response poem to Bogges seems to be unique in the history of literature. Yo fui Walt Whitman.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Borges died in Geneva in After seeing his reflection in a mirror, the subject acknowledges that death is immanent, follows that statement with a boast about his own poetry, before concluding: To find out more, including how to control whitmwn, see here: What I did not get to are the ironists. A distance is necessary, both for the sake of our art and what it takes to perfect it and for the sake of our psyche and what it takes to protect it.

He left school when he was 11 years old to take a variety of jobs. Of course, readers who know Whitman have a clue as to who the subject might be. At residency this past May, I lectured on the tradition of response poems to Walt Whitman. Here it bierba to the realization of the difference and distance between the writer and the persona created by the poem—a healthy and necessary thing to keep in mind for all writers.

Indeed, the persona created in Leaves of Grass invites such earnestness. Some of the greatest poetry of his career, including Drum Taps and his magnificent elegy for President Abraham Lincoln, “When Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d”was written during this period.

William Reeder, Camden, New Jersey, When he first started, he was a member of the Ultraist movement, a group squarely centered in the avant-garde that strove for a pure, hard, image driven poetry that broke away from traditional Spanish versification. Much of his work deals with people’s efforts to find the center of the labyrinth, symbolic of achieving understanding of their place in a mysterious universe.


Sunday with all its boredom. After all, this man was Walt Whitman. References to this book Borges enamorado: It contains continents; it unfolds the new heaven and new earth of the Western world.

The first tercet comments on the reflected image: He is the author of several poetry chapbooks: He also has a chapbook of translated poems: He views wa,t indolence his xe in the worn out looking-glass.

Hojas de hierba – Walt Whitman – Google Books

Se publico por primera vez, por cuenta del propio autor, el anoy aparecieron sucesivamente nueve ediciones, corregidas y aumentadas, la ultima de las cuales coincide con el ano de la muerte del poeta. El domingo y su tedio.

While mature Borges does not evidence any traditional Whitmanesque influences, early Borges does. The title announces that it takes place in Camden, in The presumption made by the reader is that the poetic voice is being honest with itself and with the public in what it says.

He is not a querulous child fussing at a parent. Two years later, he was fired for opposing the expansion of slavery into whitmxn west.