American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Borges, Jorge Luis 1899-1986. Argentinian writer particularly known for his short stories, which have a metaphysical, fantastic quality.
- n. Argentinian writer remembered for his short stories (1899-1986)
“My interest in Borges comes from the fact that he is one of those “respectable” authors who make wide use of fantasy elements in their work.”
“The name Borges is originally Portuguese, and this Lusitanian-Brazilian blood was commingled through another branch of the family tree with that of an Italian Jew named Suárez.”
“Now, the Borges story explores the basic notion of the self and begins: The other one, the one called Borges, is the one things happen to.”
“Apparently Silverberg took the idea from a throwaway line in Borges '"The Library of Babel.”
“There are, however, instances in Borges writings of heterosexual love and attraction.”
“For more examples, see the sections below on International themes in Borges and Religious themes in Borges.”
“Borges is going to have to go on my list of things to read.”
“It's like trying to find a book that predicts your future in Borges 'Library of Babel: you know it's there, but you don't know which it is.”
“Borges is well-known for his ability to develop quarterbacks and took Campbell under his wing.”
“If there is a key story in Borges, as Williamson seems to imply, it may be contained in or near The Aleph.”
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