By Tim McNeese

He learn and wrote with the best of passions. And Jorge Luis Borges, the best of Argentine writers, created, via a 60-year-long occupation, one of many major and enduring literary legacies of any author of the 20 th century. The achieve of his poetry, his tales, and his essays was once international.

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A private Anthology. London: Grove/Atlantic, Inc. , 1994. Casares, Adolfo Bioy, and Daniel Martino. Borges. Planeta Publishing Corp. , 2007 (Spanish-language edition). Samuels, Steven, and Adrian Lennon. Jorge Luis Borges: Argentine author. manhattan: Chelsea condominium Publishers, 1992. Strathern, Paul. Borges in ninety mins. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2006. sites http://www. themodernword. com/borges/ http://www. hup. harvard. edu/features/bortcd/ http://www. sccs. swarthmore. edu/users/00/pwillen1/lit/index3. htm http://www. literatura. org/Borges/ (Spanish language) http://www. los-poetas. com/b/borges. htm (Spanish language) 113 Picture credit web page: eight: photograph through Horst Tappe/Hulton Archive/ Getty pictures eleven: © Bettmann/Corbis sixteen: picture via Sigwart Blum/FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty photographs 21: AP picture 27: Sergio Caro/WpN 31: Sergio Caro/WpN forty-one: AP picture fifty one: © Anthony John West/Corbis fifty seven: photograph by way of Dmitri Kessel/Time existence Pictures/Getty photos sixty one: AP Photo/DYN employer, Marcelo del Arco seventy one: AP photograph seventy six: Gisele Freund/Photo Researchers, Inc. 87: © Bettmann/Corbis ninety one: photograph by way of Charles H. Phillips/Time lifestyles/ Getty photographs ninety six: picture by way of Keystone/Getty photographs a hundred: AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis disguise: © The Bridgeman paintings Library, London/SuperStock 114 Index A Abramowicz, Maurice, 29, 33 Acevedo, Leonor (mother) as famous person, 88 dying of, ninety nine dictation to, seventy nine adolescence with, 14–17 Estela Canto and, seventy three apartment arrest of, 75–76 affliction of, ninety five army culture of relatives of, 7–9 Acevedo Laprida, Isidoro de (grandfather), nine Albarracin, Ricardo, ninety Aleph, El (Borges), seventy five, seventy six, seventy seven Almagro Sur local, sixty five Adrogue, Argentina, summerhouse in, 19 anti-Semitism, 63–64 “Approach to alMu’tasim, The” (Borges), 60–61 Arabian Nights, 35 Argentina, Borges relations and, 7–10 Argentine Academy of Letters, 88 Argentine organization for English tradition, seventy five Argentine Society of Writers, 75–77 Astete Millán, Elsa (wife), fifty three, eighty five, 90–92, 94–95 “Autobiographical Essay” (Borges), eighty three, ninety four Ayacucho, conflict of, nine B Barth, John, 86 Barthelme, Donald, 86 conflict of Ayacucho, nine conflict of Junin, nine Beckett, Samuel, 86 Bianchi, Alfredo, forty three Bioy Casares, Adolfo friendship with, fifty nine, seventy six, eighty five hoax fiction and, 60–61, 70 library activity and, sixty five start of Jorge Luis Borges, thirteen blindness as relatives legacy, 6–7, 10–11, 25–26, sixty four suffering from, 78–80 Boedo team, fifty two bohemians, forty four Bolivar, Simón, nine ebook of Sand, The (Borges), ninety nine Borges, Francisco (grandfather), 10 Borges, Jorge Guillermo (father) blindness and, 6, 10–11, 25–26, sixty four loss of life of, sixty six formative years with, 14–17 schooling and, 19– 20, 23–24 Borges, Leonor (mother). See Acevedo, Leonor Borges, Norah (sister) start of, 17 Guillermo de Torre and, 50, fifty four penal complex and, 75–76 go back of to Argentina, sixty nine Switzerland and, 26, 28 woodcut illustrations of, 37, forty six, fifty three one hundred fifteen “Borges and that i” (Borges), eighty three, 86 Buenos Aires, Argentina formative years in, eleven, 13–14 impression of, fifty five as notion, forty nine, fifty one, 60, 62–63 go back to, 38–40 Buenos Aires collage, eighty Bustos, Francisco, as pen identify, 60 C Calvin, John, 28 Calvin institution, 28–29, 31 Cansinos-Assens, Rafael, 34–36, forty five, 50, eighty four Canto, Estela, 72–74, eighty five Caraffa, Alfredo Brandan, fifty two Carlyle, Thomas, 29, 31 Carriego, Evaristo, 23– 24, fifty six, eighty four cemetery des Rois, one hundred and five chess, 23 Chesterton, C.

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