From Poe to Cortázar: Spheres of Influence and Circles
Edgar Allan Poe
Jorge Luis Borges
Ralph Waldo Emerson
English Language and Literature
A close examination as well as an exploration of the influence Edgar Allan Poe’s Eureka and Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Circles provided to Argentinean writer Julio Cortázar in his short story Axolotl, From Poe to Cortázar: Spheres of Influence and Circles provides a comparison and contrast of the overall thematic elements and literary resources of these texts and authors.