Jorge Luis Borges Biography

Author, Journalist, Poet(1899–1986)
Jorge Luis Borges was an Argentine poet, essayist, and short-story writer whose works have become classics of 20th-century world literature.

Synopsis

Jorge Luis Borges was born August 24, 1899 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His first published book was a volume of poems. This period of his career, which included the authorship of several volumes of essays and poems and the founding of three literary journals, ended with a biography. In 1938, he suffered a severe head wound. In the next eight years he produced his best fantastic stories.

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