Knowledge Identifier: +Jorge_Luis_Borges
Born in 1899.
Countries: United States (24%), Argentina (19%), Switzerland (10%)
Linked to: University of Buenos Aires, Communist Party of Argentina, Nazi Party, University of Cuyo
In This Craft of Verse, Borges says that in 1916 in Geneva " discovered, and was overwhelmed by, Thomas Carlyle.
Rafael Barrett - In Argentina, Jorge Luis Borges says in a letter of 1917 to his friend, Roberto Godel:
In 1921, Borges returned with his family to Buenos Aires .
In an essay published in 1937, Borges attacked the Nazi Party's use of children's books in order to inflame Anti-Semitism.
Maria Kodama - "'María Kodama Schweitzer"' is the widow of Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges and sole owner of his estate after his death in 1986
In 1938, Borges found work as first assistant at the Buenos Aires Municipal Library in Miguel Cane, a working class area.
Harold Stewart - Stewart was partly inspired in the creation of an imaginary poet after attending some lectures given by the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges in Melbourne in 1938, though, more importantly, he had been busy inventing several other poetic identities in his earlier years, including Skald and Dulchie Renshaw
His first collection of short stories, El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan, appeared in 1941, composed mostly of works previously published in Sur. The title story concerns a Chinese professor in England, Dr. Yu Tsun, who spies for Germany during World War I, in an attempt to prove to the authorities that an Asian person is able to obtain the information that they seek.
Citizen Kane - In a 1941 review, Jorge Luis Borges called "Citizen Kane" a "metaphysical detective story", in that "
Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges
Silvina Bullrich - Befriending renown writers Adolfo Bioy Casares and Jorge Luis Borges, in 1945 she collaborated with the latter in a collection of prose titled "Los compadritos"
Leopoldo Torre Nilsson - In 1954 he directed "Días de odio", based on Jorge Luis Borges's short story "Emma Zunz"
From 1956 to 1970, Borges held a position as a professor of literature at the University of Buenos Aires , while frequently holding temporary appointments at other universities.
Pablo Neruda - During the late 1960s, Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges was asked for his opinion of Pablo Neruda
In 1961, he received the first Prix International, which he shared with Samuel Beckett.
Samuel Beckett - In 1961, Beckett received the International Publishers' Formentor Prize in recognition of his work, which he shared that year with Jorge Luis Borges.
In 1962, two major anthologies of Borges's writings were published in English by New York presses: Ficciones and Labyrinths.
In 1967, Borges began a five-year period of collaboration with the American translator Norman Thomas di Giovanni, through whom he became better known in the English-speaking world.
In 1980, he was awarded the Balzan Prize and the Prix mondial Cino Del Duca; numerous other honors were to accumulate over the years, such as the French Legion of Honour in 1983, the Cervantes Prize, and a Special Edgar Allan Poe Award from the Mystery Writers of America, "for distinguished contribution to the mystery genre".
Homero Aridjis - Besides the Morelia Festival in 1981, Aridjis organized and presided over two international poetry festivals in Mexico City , in 1982 and 1987, bringing to Mexico poets such as Jorge Luis Borges, Seamus_Heaney, Günter Grass, Vasko Popa, Allen Ginsberg, Kazuko Shiraishi, Ted Hughes, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Andrey Voznesensky, Joao Cabral de Melo Neto, Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke, Lars Forssell, Marin Sorescu, Tadeusz Rozewicz, Blanca Varela, André du Bouchet, Eliseo Diego, Mazisi Kunene, Günter Kunert, Breyten Breytenbach, W. S. Merwin, Rita Dove and Paul Muldoon
The New York Times 7 October 1983.
Paul Bowles - In 1985 he published his translated version of one short story "The Circular Ruins" of Jorge Luis Borges which was published in a book of sixteen story translations called "She Woke Me Up So I Killed Her"
After Borges' death in 1986, the Peronist Partido Justicialista declined to send a delegate to the writer's memorial service in Buenos Aires .
LVM Gang - Republished in 2001 with a foreword by Jorge Luis Borges However, these early gangs reached their peak in the years immediately prior to the Civil War, and gang activity had largely dissipated by the 1870s
Alessandro Haber - He has been touring theatres since 2006 with "Tango d'amore e di coltelli", with musics by Ástor Piazzolla on a text by Jorge Luis Borges
Lito Cruz - Cruz created and produced "Sueños de milongueros" in 2009, a musical written in homage to author Jorge Luis Borges, filmmaker Alejandro Dolina, and satirist Roberto Fontanarrosa