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Jorge Luis Borges

Martin S. Stabb

Jorge Luis Borges

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Borges, Jorge Luis, -- 1899-1986.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 161-171.

    Statementby Martin S. Stabb.
    SeriesTwayne"s world authors series, Twayne"s world authors series -- TWAS 108.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ7797.B635 Z918
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p.
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17753824M


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Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges KBE (/ˈbɔːrhɛs/; Spanish: [ˈxorxe ˈlwis ˈborxes] 24 August - 14 June ), was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish language literature.

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