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Borges, Jorge Luis

Line breaks: Jorge Luis Bor¦ges
Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːxɛs
 
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Definition of Borges, Jorge Luis in English:

( 1899–1986), Argentinian poet, short-story writer, and essayist. The volume of short stories A Universal History of Infamy (1935, revised 1954) is regarded as a founding work of magic realism.

Derivatives

Borgesian

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adjective
Example sentences
  • Although Proustian and Borgesian narrators are multifarious, they are tantalizingly ‘like’ their respective implied author, to the point of sometimes sharing names.
  • It is part gothic mystery, part ribald comedy, part political thriller, part Borgesian parable, and all marvellous.
  • Rai points to the inadequacy not only of traditional linear narrative but also of postmodernist disjunctions and Borgesian forked paths.

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