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Alberto Manguel

Autor(a) de A History of Reading

115+ Works 14,778 Membros 279 Reviews 67 Favorited

About the Author

Alberto Manguel is a Canadian writer, translator, editor, and critic. Born in Buenos Aires, he has since resided in Israel, Argentina, Europe, the South Pacific, and Canada.
Image credit: Alberto Manguel in his library

Séries

Obras de Alberto Manguel

A History of Reading (1996) 3,811 cópias
The Library at Night (2006) — Autor — 2,664 cópias
Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions (2017) — Autor — 514 cópias
A Reader on Reading (2010) 505 cópias
Black Water: The Book of Fantastic Literature (1983) — Editor — 504 cópias
The City of Words (2007) 297 cópias
Curiosity (2000) — Autor — 246 cópias
With Borges (2003) 238 cópias
All Men Are Liars (2008) 190 cópias
Black Water 2: More Tales of the Fantastic (1990) — Editor — 153 cópias
Stevenson Under the Palm Trees (2001) 151 cópias
Other Fires: Short Fiction by Latin American Women (1985) — Editor & Translator — 122 cópias
The Gates of Paradise (1993) — Editor — 116 cópias
The Ecco Book of Christmas Stories (2005) — Editor — 75 cópias
Dark Arrows: Great Stories of Revenge (1985) — Editor — 61 cópias
Mothers and Daughters: An Anthology (1998) — Editor — 33 cópias
Relatos (1987) — Editor — 33 cópias
The Library Book (2017) 33 cópias
Amante Detalhista, O (2005) 30 cópias
Soho Square Three (Bk. 3) (1990) 29 cópias
Magic Land of Toys (2006) 28 cópias
Fathers & Sons (1998) 25 cópias
Canadian Mystery Stories (1991) — Editor — 23 cópias
The Oxford Book of Canadian Ghost Stories (1990) — Editor — 19 cópias
El regreso (2005) 13 cópias
Borges'in Evinde (2002) 11 cópias
Breve tratado de la pasión (2008) 8 cópias
Von Atlantis bis Utopia III (1987) 7 cópias
Von Atlantis bis Utopia II (1987) 7 cópias
Kipling: A Brief Biography (2004) 6 cópias
Von Atlantis bis Utopia I (1987) 6 cópias
El regreso de Ulises (2014) 6 cópias
Sehnsucht Utopie (2017) 5 cópias
Le Livre des Eloges (2007) 5 cópias
Histoires classiques (2010) 3 cópias
Adolescenza (1996) 2 cópias
The Kipling play 1 exemplar(es)
Don Chisciotte e i suoi fantasmi (2023) 1 exemplar(es)
Empire of the word 1 exemplar(es)
The analog sea bulletin 1 exemplar(es)
Ayrintilara Asik Adam (2019) 1 exemplar(es)
De libros y lecturas 1 exemplar(es)
Les sept dormants 1 exemplar(es)
Personajes imaginarios (2011) 1 exemplar(es)
Bestiario 1 exemplar(es)
Hayali Yerler Sözlüğü I. Cilt (2013) 1 exemplar(es)
Don Quijote y sus fantasmas (2020) 1 exemplar(es)
LENDO IMAGENS 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Secret Supper (2003) — Tradutor, algumas edições1,738 cópias
Plain Tales from the Hills (1888) — Prefácio, algumas edições1,346 cópias
Mist (1907) — Introdução, algumas edições1,250 cópias
Bad Trips (1991) — Contribuinte — 233 cópias
The Solitudes (1613) — Introdução, algumas edições224 cópias
The Merciful Women (2000) — Tradutor, algumas edições207 cópias
Dostoyevsky Reads Hegel in Siberia and Bursts into Tears (2006) — Prefácio, algumas edições84 cópias
Travels in the Reich, 1933-1945: Foreign Authors Report from Germany (2004) — Editor, algumas edições82 cópias
Story of a Nation: Defining Moments in Our History (2001) — Contribuinte — 50 cópias
Die unendliche Bibliothek: Erzählungen (Fischer Taschenbibliothek) (2010) — Editor and Afterword, algumas edições32 cópias
The Imagined Land (2011) — Introdução, algumas edições25 cópias
Slightly Foxed 34: Return to Arcadia (2012) — Contribuinte — 24 cópias
Las bibliotecas de Dédalo (2006) — Prefácio, algumas edições14 cópias
The Analog Sea Review: Number Three (2020) — Contribuinte — 10 cópias
Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction (2017) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
L'angoisse du héron : Suivi de L'angoisse du lecteur (2009)algumas edições3 cópias

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome padrão
Manguel, Alberto
Nome de batismo
Manguel, Alberto
Data de nascimento
1948
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
Argentinië (geboren)
Canada (paspoort ∙ 1985)
País (para mapa)
Argentina
Local de nascimento
Buenos Aires, Argentinië
Locais de residência
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Israel
Tahití
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Poitou-Charentes, France
Educação
Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Ocupação
editor
translator
writer
publisher's reader
Relacionamentos
Jorge Luís Borges
Organizações
Writer's Union of Canada
PEN
National Library of Argentina
Roxburghe Club
Premiações
Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2004)
Premio Germán Sánchez Ruipérez (2002)
Agente
Guillermo Schavelzon
Jennifer Barclay
Bruce Westwood
Pequena biografia
Alberto Manguel was born in Buenos Aires and settled in France. He is a member of the Writer's Union of Canada, PEN, and a fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation, and has been named an Officer of the French Order of Arts and Letters. He holds honorary doctorates from the University of Liège in Belgium and the Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England. He is the recipient of numerous prizes and also won the Germán Sánchez Ruipérez Prize (Spain) and the Prix Roger Caillois (France) for the ensemble of his work, which has been translated into more than thirty languages. [from My Name is Victoria (2011)]

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Resenhas

Tanto quanto se pode dizer, os seres humanos são a única espécie para a qual o mundo parece composto de histórias, escreve Alberto Manguel. Lemos o livro do mundo de muitas formas: podemos ser viajantes, avançando através de suas páginas como peregrinos que se dirigem para a iluminação. Podemos ser reclusos, retirando-nos através da nossa leitura em nossas próprias torres de marfim. Ou podemos devorar nossos livros como traças, não para nos beneficiarmos da sabedoria que eles contêm, mas apenas para nos enchermos de inúmeras palavras. Neste livro, Manguel considera a cadeia de metáforas que descreveram os leitores e suas relações com o texto em um período de quatro milênios.… (mais)
 
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Estatísticas

Obras
115
Also by
18
Membros
14,778
Popularidade
#1,560
Avaliação
3.9
Resenhas
279
ISBNs
519
Idiomas
27
Favorito
67

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