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Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986)

Borges was born into an upper class family, and received his education in Buenos Aires, Cambridge, and Geneva. He began writing as a student, and when in 1918 he settled in Spain, it was as a member of an experimental literary group. He returned to Argentina in 1921, and had his first poems published in 1923. He loved Buenos Aires. He lost his ... See full bio »


(age 86) in Geneva, Switzerland

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 2021 Contos Contados (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- O Aleph (2021) ... (original story)
 2020 Funes el Memorioso (Video short)
 2019 La casa de Asterión (Short)
 2018/I In Memoriam (Short) (Poem 3)
 2017 The Secret Miracle (Short) (story)
 2017 Los Amantes del Tigre (Short)
 2014 Trois contes de Borges (short stories "El otro", "El disco", "El libro de arena")
 2013 La materia de los sueños (Short) (inspired by)
 2011 The Language of the Fox (Short) (original story)
 2011 El Aleph (Video)
 2010 The Intruder (Short) (characters)
 2010 Five No Budget Films (story for "The Sandbook")
 2008 La Argentina (Short) (quotation)
 2006 The Secret Miracle (TV Short) (short story - uncredited)
 2006 The Confrontation (story)
 2003 Variaciones 1/113 (poem)
 2003 Singing Behind Screens (short story "The Widow Ching, Lady Pirate" - uncredited)
 2002 Tomo VII (Short) (story)
 2002 La Rencontre (Short)
 1999 El Aleph (Short) (story)
 1999 El encuentro (story)
 1999 Mese (Short)
 1998 El milagro secreto (Short) (story)
 1994 El fin del comienzo (Short) (story)
 1993 Die Inschrift des Gottes (Short) (short story)
  Cuentos de Borges (TV Series) (story - 4 episodes, 1992 - 1993) (short story - 2 episodes, 1993)
- The Gospel According to Mark (1993) ... (story)
- La intrusa (1993) ... (story)
- Emma Zunz (1993) ... (short story - as J.L. Borges)
- La otra historia de Rosendo Juárez (1993) ... (short story)
- El sur (1993) ... (story)
 1991 The Leaves of a Cypress (Short)
 1988 Alles istories (Short) (short story)
 1987 Gost (story "The Gospel According to Mark")
 1986 La rose de Paracelse (Short) (short story)
 1985 La intrusa (Short) (story)
 1984 Cosmoagonia (Documentary short)
 1984 Curso y recurso (Short) (story)
 1983/I Sad (Short) (story)
 1982 Mi sembra d'averlo già visto (Short) (story by)
 1979/II Labyrinth (Short) (stories)
 1979 The Intruder (story)
 1979 Escrito en América (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- El hombre de la esquina rosada (1979) ... (novel)
 1978 I problemi di Don Isidro (TV Series) (novel)
 1977 Spiderweb (Short) (story "Death and the Compass" - uncredited)
 1976 Ghazal (story)
 1975 Los orilleros
 1975 Cacique Bandeira (story)
 1974 The Others
 1971 La maschera del minotauro (Short) (short story)
 1971 Los grandes relatos (TV Series) (1 episode)
- El Aleph (1971)
 1970 The Spider's Stratagem (story "Tema del traidor y del héroe" - as J.L. Borges)
 1969 Emma Zunz (Short) (novel)
 1969 Invasión (screenplay) / (story)
 1968 El inmortal (Short) (text)
 1968 Los taitas (Short) (novel)
 1967 Los contrabandistas (Short) (novel)
 1966 Emma Zunz (Short) (story)
 1962 Man on Pink Corner (story)
 1954 Days of Hate (adaptation) / (story "Emma Zunz")
 1953 Correspondances (TV Series documentary) (texts - 1 episode)
- Le Piranèse et Jorge Luis Borges (1953) ... (texts)
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Other Works:

Story: "Emma Zunz". NOTE: Filmed as Days of Hate (1954), Emma Zunz (1966), Emma Zunz (1969). See more »

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Alternate Names:

J.L. Borges


Maria Kodama  (his death) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

It is a laborious madness and an impoverishing one, the madness of composing vast books--setting out in five hundred pages an idea that can be perfectly related orally in five minutes. The better way to go about it is to pretend that those books already exist, and offer a summary, a commentary on them. I have chosen to write notes on imaginary books. See more »


Son of Leonor Acevedo Suárez. See more »

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