University of Pittsburgh

Daniel Balderston

1995

Founding of Borges Center by Iván Almeida and Cristina Parodi at the University of Aarhus in Denmark. 

2003

Book

  • Textos recobrados 1956-1986. Ed. Sara Luisa del Carril and Mercedes Rubio de Zocchi. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2003. 402 pp.

1997

Book

  • Textos recobrados 1919-1929. Ed. Sara Luisa del Carril. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1997. 462 pp. 

2001

Book

  • Textos recobrados 1931-1955. Ed. Sara Luisa del Carril and Mercedes Rubio de Zocchi. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2001. 405 pp.

1913

Biography

Borges passes entrance exams to enter the Colegio Nacional Manuel Belgrano in Buenos Aires in March 1913, where he studied for a year before the family left for Europe. Publishes his first story, "El rey de la selva," in the magazine of the Colegio under the pseudonym "Nemo."

Locations

The family returns to Calle Serrano 2147, CABA.

Historical Context

The newspaper Crítica is founded.

Periodical Publication

1911

Biography

School records show that Borges was enrolled on 2 March 1911 at a primary school at Calle Thames 2321 in the Palermo neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Some sources assert that he had begun studying there in 1908. Friendship with Roberto Godel.

Locations

The family continued living in the house at Serrano 2147.

 

1908

Biography

Some sources say that Borges begins studies at a primary school on Calle Thames this year, but no definitive record shows enrollment until 1911. Earlier studies had been with his grandmother Fanny Haslam and with a governess Miss Tink. 

Locations

The family continued living in the house at Serrano 2147.

 

1990

Books

  • El último prólogo de Jorge Luis Borges. Buenos Aires: private edition, 1990. 112 pp.
  • Recuerdos de mi amigo Xul Solar. Buenos Aires: Fundación San Telmo, 1990. [Transcription of a talk given by Borges at the Fundación San Telmo in 1980.]

Criticism

1987

Books

  • La muerte y la brújula. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1987. 151 pp. [Homenaje a Borges en la Feria del Libro 1987.]

Periodical Publications

  • Borges y el cuento. Puro cuento [Buenos Aires] 2 (January-February 1987). [Previously published in 1981 in Diario de Marka, Lima, and in the cultural supplement of Unamasuno, México].

Prefaces

1989

Books

  • Obras Completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1989. 1161 pp. 

Periodical Publications

  • El poeta y la escritura. Clarín (26 January 1989), cultural supplement, pp. 1-4. [Transcription of talk from 1982.]

Criticism

  • Estela Canto. Borges a contraluz. Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, 1989. 288 pp.
  • Cristina Grau. Borges y la arquitectura. Madrid: Cátedra, 1989. 192 pp.
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