Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo KBE ( / ˈ b ɔːr h ɛ s / ; Spanish: ( ) ; 24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986) was an Argentine short- story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish- language literature. His best- known books, Ficciones ( Fictions) and El Aleph ( The Aleph), published in the 1940s, are compilations of short stories interconnected by common themes. Jorge Luis Borges, ( born August 24, 1899, Buenos Aires, Argentina— died June 14, 1986, Geneva, Switzerland), Argentine poet, essayist, and short- story writer whose works have become classics of 20th- century world literature.
“ Jorge Luis Borges 1951, by Grete Stern” via Wikimedia Commons. Like most literary geeks, I' ve read a lot of Jorge Luis Borges.
If you haven' t, look into the influences of your favorite writers, and you may find the Argentine short- story craftsman appearing with Beatles- like frequency. This is a bibliography of works by Argentine short- story writer, essayist, poet, and translator Jorge Luis Borges ( 1899– 1986). Each year links to its corresponding " [ year] in literature" article ( for prose) or " [ year] in poetry" article ( for verse).
Ultraism: Ultraism, movement in Spanish and Spanish American poetry after World War I, characterized by a tendency to use free verse, complicated metrical innovations, and daring imagery and symbolism instead of traditional form and content. Influenced by the emphasis on form of the French Symbolists and. I first posted this one during the dead of summer, so it seemed worth revisiting this now that we' re all a bit more focused. Over at the Internet Archive, you can find George Orwell’ s classic, 1984, available as a free audio book.