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Borges

Jorge Luis . 1899--1986, Argentinian poet, short-story writer, and literary scholar. The short stories collected in Ficciones (1944) he described as "games with infinity"
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The sentencing came after Paulino's tearful mother addressed the court, saying Borges "should never have the opportunity to kill again, to rob another person of their life."
Submissions are invited for the spring 2020 issue (#49) of Variaciones Borges, which will focus on the Borges-Bioy collaborative works.
In her book Seven Voices, Rita Guibert says that after Borges published his first book called Fervor de Buenos Aires (Fervour ofBuenos Aires) he took 50 copies of the book and gave them to Alfredo Bianchi, who was the editor of the magazine Nosotros .
Maria Esther Vazquez, who was his secretary and then his partner (in the book "The Other Borges" by Mario Paoletti) says that on one occasion, when he was with a group of ladies, and as he was walking to the bathroom, Borges said, "I am going to shake Monsignor's hand." When Borges returned from the bathroom one of the ladies reproached him, "Georgie, you don't shake hands with a monsignor.
Es famoso el comienzo del "Prologo" (1) con el que Borges reedita por primera vez en tomo individual su primer libro:
On the other hand, Whitman, the singer of American democracy, whom Borges repeatedly defines as the founding father of social poetry, turns out to be a fundamental reference for the transcendental aspirations of Borges's literature.