University of Pittsburgh

Bibliographies for 1916

Timeline

1916

Biography

The Battle of the Somme, which began 1 July 1916, is evoked in "El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan." Borges continues studies at the Collège Calvin.

Historical Context

Hipólito Yirigoyen, candidate of the Radical Party, elected president.

Locations

Continues living on the Rue de Malagnou, Geneva.