Jorge Luis Borges

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Argentine writer, essayist, poet and translator

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According to Wikipedia, Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet, and translator, as well as a key figure in Spanish-language and international literature. His best-known books, Ficciones and El Aleph , published in the 1940s, are compilations of short stories interconnected by common themes, including dreams, labyrinths, philosophers, libraries, mirrors, fictional writers, and mythology. Borges's works have contributed to philosophical literature and the fantasy genre, and influenced the magic realist movement in 20th century Latin American literature. His late poems converse with such cultural figures as Spinoza, Camões, and Virgil.

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