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Book Information: Aura

Aura (1962) [Short Story]
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Summary :

This is a young man's narration to himself of amorous adventures in the past. There is love and passion, but the theme is more than amorous adventures. The theme includes the struggle against oblivion and death and the desire to prolong moments of splendor and beauty. Aura is a beautiful, profound, and disturbing story.

Original title: Aura
Original languages: Spanish

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Magical Realist Fiction (1984) [Anthology]
      Authors: William Faulkner , Henry James , Franz Kafka , Milan Kundera , D. H. Lawrence , Leo Tolstoy , Virginia Woolf , Thomas Mann , Octavio Paz , Eudora Welty , John Cheever , Donald Barthelme , Gabriel García Márquez , Vladimir Nabokov , Julio Cortázar , Italo Calvino , Jorge Luis Borges , Rainer Maria Rilke , Nikolai Gogol , Isaac Babel , Clarice Lispector , Carlos Fuentes , Hugo von Hofmannsthal , Tommaso Landolfi , Bruno Schulz , Alfonso Reyes , Henri Michaux , Elizabeth Bishop , Yuri Olesha , Osip Mandelstam , María Luisa Bombal , Aníbal Monteiro Machado , Vjekoslav Kaleb , Alejo Carpentier
     Slaying of the Dragon, the (1984) [Anthology]
      Authors: Stanislaw Lem , Donald Barthelme , Joyce Carol Oates , J. G. Ballard , Julio Cortázar , Italo Calvino , Jorge Luis Borges , Carlos Fuentes , Ilse Aichinger , Mircea Eliade , Dino Buzzati

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