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Jorge Luis
[hawr-he lwees] /ˈhɔr hɛ lwis/ (Show IPA), 1899–1986, Argentine poet, short-story writer, and philosophical essayist.
Contemporary Examples

Is Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ Our Generation’s ‘1984’? Stefan Beck October 1, 2013
Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else Allen Barra October 23, 2014
Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else Allen Barra October 23, 2014
García Márquez Showed Us How Great Fiction Could Be Malcolm Jones April 17, 2014
The Politics of Literature: An interview with Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa Michael Moynihan October 9, 2013
The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard January 24, 2011
Who Is the Best Western Novelist? Allen Barra November 9, 2010
What Karl Rove Learned From Jorge Luis Borges Alec Nevala-Lee November 19, 2012
Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else Allen Barra October 23, 2014
Classic Miles Davis Recordings Reveal New Beauty in Their Classic Mono Format Malcolm Jones December 7, 2013

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Jorge Luis (ˈxorxe lwis). 1899–1986, Argentinian poet, short-story writer, and literary scholar. The short stories collected in Ficciones (1944) he described as “games with infinity”

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    adjective of Jorge Luis Borges or his works reminiscent of elements of Borges’ stories and essays, esp labyrinths, mirrors, reality, identity, the nature of time, and infinity Contemporary Examples ‘Elementary’ vs. ‘Sherlock’: Why There’s Room for More Than One Holmes Allen Barra November 28, 2012 Historical Examples The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin The Civilization […]



  • Borghese

    a member of a noble Italian family, originally from Siena, that was important in Italian politics and society from the 16th to the early 19th century. Contemporary Examples Pauline Bonaparte: Dead Cool Simon Doonan November 29, 2009 Historical Examples The life and writings of Henry Fuseli, Volume III (of 3) Henry Fuseli The Law Inevitable […]

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    (in the Volsunga Saga) the first wife of Sigmund: she poisons Sinfiotli in revenge for his killing of her brother. Historical Examples Tales From Two Hemispheres Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen Tales From Two Hemispheres Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen Tales From Two Hemispheres Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas W. J. Henderson Tales From […]



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