University of Pittsburgh

Daniel Balderston

1933

Biography

Borges and Ulises Petit de Murat direct a Saturday supplement, the "Revista Multicolor de los Sábados," in Natalio Botana's newspaper Crítica. The magazine Megáfono publishes a series of (largely negative) articles on Borges. 

Locations

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

Historical Context

2000

Book

  • Borges en El Hogar 1935-1958. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2000. 

Criticism

  • Daniel Balderston. Borges, realidades y simulacros. Buenos Aires: Biblos, 2000. 

 

1993

Books

  • Borges en la Escuela Freudiana de Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires: Agalma, 1993. 159 pp. [Transcripts of talks and discussion from September 1980, January 1981 and December 1982.]
  • Los sueños y la poesía, Baruch Spinoza, El poeta y la escritura. 
  • Oeuvres complètes. Paris: Gallimard. 1752 pp. [First volume of the Pléiade edition.]

Periodical Publications

1986

Biography

Lives his final months in the Vielle Ville of Geneva. On 26 April 1986 marries María Kodama through a proxy in Colonia Rojas Silva, Paraguay. Death 14 June 1986 in Geneva; burial in the Plainpalais Cemetery, near the tombs of Jean Calvin, Jean Piaget and Alberto Ginastera.

Locations

Borges visits Italy, Santa Barbara, Spain, and Geneva.

Historical Context

President Alfonsín implements an economic stabilization program (“Plan Austral”).

Books

1985

Biography

Travels to Madrid and Barcelona to present Los conjurados. In November, final departure from Argentina, for Geneva, accompanied by María Kodama.

Locations

Borges visits Italy, Santa Barbara, Spain, and Geneva.

Historical Context

Military leaders of the “Process” tried and sentenced for violation of human rights. Radical Party wins mid-term elections.

Books

1984

Biography

Death of Maurice Abramowicz. Prizes in Italy. Speaks at the opening of an exhibit on Kafka at the Pompidou Center. Travels to Morocco to an international conference of poets.

Locations

Borges travels to Italy, Japan, Greece, Turkey, New York, Puerto Rico, Paris, Spain, Portugal, and Morocco.

Historical Context

1983

Biography

Awards in France, Spain and the United States. Presidential elections in Argentina bring Raúl Alfonsín to power, ending the military government.

Locations

Borges visits Paris, Great Britain, Austin, Madison, Carlisle, Brazil, Spain, Geneva, Chicago, New York, and New Orleans.

Historical Context

1982

Biography

Award in Portugal. War between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the Malvinas/Falkland Islands; Borges publishes a text against the war.

Locations

Borges travels to the United States, Ireland, Germany, Geneva, and Spain.

Historical Context

1981

Biography

Travels to Rome, New Orleans, Mexico City. Doctorate honoris causa from the University of Puerto Rico. Signs petition against human rights abuses by the military government.

Locations

Borges visits Italy, Spain, Harvard, New York, Puerto Rico, Italy, and Mexico.

Historical Context

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