University of Pittsburgh

1922

Biography

 For Borges, the end of the "aventura ultraísta," abandoned the following year in the preface to Fervor de Buenos Aires. Residence in Buenos Aires on Bulnes Street. End of the first presidency of Hipólito Yrigoyen. Growing closeness to Macedonio Fernández. In March, second and final issue of Prisma, "revista mural." 

Locations

Late in the year Borges moves from Bulnes 2216 to Serrano 2147, where he stays until the second trip to Europe.

Historical Context

Marcelo T. de Alvear, candidate of  the Radical Party, elected president. Creation of the government-owned oil company YPF. Creation of the railroad workers’ union “Union Ferroviaria”. American corporations begin to establish in Argentina.

Periodical Publications

  • Proclama. Ultra 2.21 (1 January 1922). With Eduardo González Lanuza, Guillermo Juan Borges and Guillermo de Torre. [Text from Prisma from December 1921. Included in Textos recobrados 1919-1929.]
  • AldeaUltra 2.21 (1 January 1922). [Poem beginning "El poniente de pie," published in Prisma #1 in November-December 1921.]
  • Prismas: Sala vacíaUltra 2.22 (15 January 1922). [Included in Textos recobrados 1919-1929, p. 145.]
  • Escaparate. Porcelana. Tableros 2.3 (15 January 1922). [Poem included in Textos recobrados 1919-1929, p. 146.]
  • Un canto resignado. Ultra 2.23 (1 February 1922). [Translation of a poem by Maurice Claude. Included in Textos recobrados 1919-1929, p. 147.] 
  •  Tarde lacia. Tableros 2.4 (28 February 1922). [Poem included in Textos recobrados 1919-1929, p. 148.]
  • SiestaUltra 2.24 (15 March 1922). [Poem included in Textos recobrados 1919-1929, p. 149.]
  •  [Manifiesto]. Prisma 2 (March 1922). [Published without title. Included in Textos recobrados 1919-1929, p. 150.]
  •  AtardecerPrisma 2 (March 1922). [Poem included in Textos recobrados 1919-1929, p. 150, and with variants in Fervor de Buenos Aires.]
  • Al oportuno lector. Proa [first period], 1.1 (August 1922). [Included in Textos recobrados 1919-1929, p. 152.]
  • La nadería de la personalidadProa [first period], 1.1 (August 1922). [Essay included in Inquisiciones.]
  • El cielo azul, es cielo y es azul.  Cosmópolis 44 (August 1922), pp. 320-323. [Essay included in Textos recobrados 1919-1929, pp. 154-58.]
  • Noche de San JuanProa [first period], 1.1 (August 1922). [Poem included in Textos recobrados 1919-1929, p. 153, and with variants in Fervor de Buenos Aires.]
  • Sábado. Nosotros 16.42, #160 (September 1922), p. 55, and with variants in Manomètre 2 (October 1922), p. 12. [Poem included in Textos recobrados 1919-1929, pp. 159-60, and with variants in Fervor de Buenos Aires.]
  • Forjadura. Proa 1.2 (December 1922). [Poem included in Textos recobrados 1919-1929, pp. 161, and with variants in Fervor de Buenos Aires.]
  • Manuel Maples Arce. Andamios interiores. Proa 1.2 (December 1922). [Review included in Inquisiciones.]