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Bibliographies for 1935

Timeline

1935

Biography

Death of Fanny Haslam, paternal grandmother, on 20 June 1935. Deterioration in health of Borges's father. Publication of first book of stories.

Locations

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

Historical Context

Senator Lisandro de la Torre denounces the special treatment of foreign-owned meat-packing plants and the Argentine cattle ranchers known as ‚Äúthe fatteners‚ÄĚ. Senator Enzo Bordabehere assassinated in the Senate floor. Foundation of F.O.R.J.A, a group of nationalistic intellectuals.

Book

  • Historia universal de la infamia. Buenos Aires: Tor, 1935. 139 pp. 
  • Pr√≥logo, El espantoso redentor Lazarus Morell, El impostor inveros√≠mil Tom Castro, La viuda Ching, pirata puntual, El proveedor de iniquidades Monk Eastman, El asesino desinteresado Bill Harrigan, El incivil maestro de ceremonias Kotsuk√© no Suk√©, El tintorero enmascarado H√°kim de Merv, Hombre de la esquina rosada, Etc√©tera: Un te√≥logo en la muerte, La c√°mara de las estatuas, Historia de los dos que so√Īaron, El brujo postergado, El espejo de tinta, Indice de las fuentes. 

Periodical Publications

  • Silva Vald√©s, Poemas nativosRepertorio Americano [San Jos√©, Costa Rica] 11 (January 1935). [Review.]
  • Las pesadillas y Franz Kafka. La Prensa (2 June 1935), second section, p. 3. [Essay included in Textos recobrados 1931-1955, pp. 110-14.] 
  • Los laberintos policiales y ChestertonSur 10 (July 1935), pp. 92-94. [Essay included in Borges en Sur, pp. 126-29.]
  • El delator, film. Sur 11 (August 1935), pp. 90-91. [Review included in Borges en Sur, pp. 179-81.]
  • La g√©nesis de "El cuervo" de Poe. La Prensa (25 August 1935), fourth section, p. 1. [Essay included in Textos recobrados 1931-1955, pp. 120-23.
  • Una vindicaci√≥n de Mark TwainSur 14 (November 1935), pp. 40-46. [Essay included in Borges en Sur, pp. 13-17.]
  • Gloria Alcorta, La Prison de l'enfant. Obra 1.1 (November 1935). [Preface included in Textos recobrados 1931-1955, pp. 124-25.]
  • La vuelta de Mart√≠n Fierro. La Prensa (24 November 1935), second section, p. 2. [Essay included in Textos recobrados 1931-1955, pp. 126-30.]
  • Yo . . . yo. ¬ŅQu√© opina Vd. de s√≠ mismo? Leopl√°n 2.24 (11 December 1935). [Response to survey, included in Textos recobrados 1931-1955, 131-32.  

Preface

  • Pr√©face. Gloria Alcorta. La prison de L'Enfant. Buenos Aires: Francisco A. Colombo, 1935. [Preface included in Textos recobrados 1931-1955, pp. 115-19.]