University of Pittsburgh

1930

Biography

Publishes biography and critical study of Evaristo Carriego. Victoria Ocampo prepares the launch of the magazine Sur; it is possible that Borges meets the young Adolfo Bioy Casares at one of these meetings.

Locations

Borges continues to live at Calle Quintana 222, Buenos Aires.

Historical Context

Victory of the opposition PSI in congressional elections. Military coup against Hipolito Yrigoyen’s administration. Nationalist and right wing General José E. Uriburu takes power. Creation of the General Confederation of Labor (CGT). Good Year starts business.

Book

  • Evaristo Carriego. Buenos Aires, Manuel Gleizer, 1930. 118 pp. 
  • Declaración, Palermo de Buenos Aires, Una vida de Evaristo Carriego, Las misas herejes, La canción del barrio, Un posible resumen, Páginas complementarias: Del segundo capítulo, Del cuarto capítulo, Las inscripciones de carro.

Periodical Publication

  • Julio Herrera y Reissig. La Cruz del Sur 5.28 (March-April 1930), pp. 49-50. [Essay.]

Preface

  • Prólogo. Figari. Buenos Aires: Alfa, 1930, pp. 9-13.