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Travels to West Germany to a conference of the Congress for Cultural Freedom and an international writers congress. Travels to France, England and Spain. L'Herne publishes a massive special issue on Borges.


Borges travels to Germany, Denmark, Paris, London, York, Edinburgh, Madrid, and Santiago de Compostela.

Historical Context

“Operation Return” to bring Perón back to Argentina fails.


  • Seis problemas para Don Isidro Parodi / H. Bustos Domecq.  Buenos Aires: Sur, 1964. [Second edition of stories written with Bioy Casares under the pseudonym of H. Bustos Domecq.]
  • The Spanish Language in South America: a Literary Problem. El gaucho Martín Fierro. London, The Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Council, 1964. 36 pp.  [Canning House Annual Lecture, 19-2-1963 (in English). 2. U of Bristol, 22-2-1963 (in Spanish).]
  • Otras inquisiciones. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1964. 259 pp. [Second edition in the Obras completas series.]
  • Historia universal de la infamia. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1964. [Fourth edition in the Obras completas series.]
  • Discusión.  Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1964. [Fourth edition in the Obras completas series.]
  • Obra poética 1923-1964. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1964. 279 pp.
  • El otro, el mismo. [Section of Obra poética 1923-1964) that collects poems written after 1930 and not included in El hacedor, though sometimes poems appear in different editions of Borges's works in El hacedor or El otro, el mismo.]

Periodical Publications

  • El enigma de Shakespeare. Revista de Estudios de Teatro 8 (January 1964). [Transcript of a lecture.]
  • Hengest Cyning. Sur 286 (January-February 1964), pp. 1-2. [Poem included in El otro, el mismo.]
  • Spinoza. Davar 100 (January-March 1964), p. 6. [Poem included in El otro, el mismo.]
  • Elegía. La Nación (2 February 1964), fourth section, p. 1. [Poem included in El otro, el mismo.]
  • [Palabras pronunciadas en la presentación de un libro de Susana Bombal.] La Nación (16 February 1964), fourth section, p. 1.
  • Homenaje a Rafael Cansinos-Asséns: Discurso. Davar 101 (April-June 1964), pp. 5-8. [Essay included in Textos recobrados 1956-1986, pp. 98-101.]
  • Homenaje a César PaladiónSur 288 (May-June 1964), pp. 1-3. [Story written in collaboration with Bioy Casares, included in Crónicas de Bustos Domecq. For commentary on this story, see Parodi's Borges-Bioy en contexto, pp. 253-58.]
  • Otro poema de los dones. La Nación (14 June 1964), fourth section, p. 1. [Poem included in El otro, el mismo.]
  • Página sobre Shakespeare. Sur 289-90 (July-October 1964), pp. 28-29. [Essay included in Borges en Sur, pp. 70-72.]
  • Shakespeare y las unidades. Cuadernos por la Libertad de la Cultura 87 (August 1964), p. 2. [Essay included in Textos recobrados 1956-1986, pp. 102-03.]
  • EspañaLa Nación (9 August 1964), fourth section, p. 1. [Poem included in El otro, el mismo.]
  • Adam cast forth. La Nación (20 September 1964), fourth section, p. 1. [Poem included in El otro, el mismo.]
  • [Los premios nacionales de poesía.] Sur 291 (November-December 1964), pp. 73-75. [[Essay included in Borges en Sur, pp. 312-15.]
  • Enrique Banchs: Discurso. Artes y Letras Argentinas 6.24 (November-December 1964). [Talk included in Textos recobrados 1956-1986, pp. 104-06.]


  • Prólogo. Osvaldo Rossler. Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires: Taladriz, 1964.
  • Prólogo. Emilio Villalba Welsh. Del arte de escribir para el cine y la televisión. Buenos Aires: Schapire, 1964.
  • Prólogo. Ernesto Serigós. El médico nuevo en la aldea. Buenos Aires: 1964.
  • Prólogo. María Esther Vázquez. Los nombres de la muerte. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1964.
  • Prólogo. Evaristo Carriego. Versos de Carriego. Buenos Aires: Eudeba, 1964.


  • Alcorta, Gloria. Entretiens avec Gloria AlcortaJorge Luis Borges: des témoins [...]. Ed. Dominique de Roux. Paris: L’Herne, 1964. pp. 404-408.
    • Hanson: This interview in French addresses Borges’s views on love, women, friends, and his literary works.
  • Bonafino Dorrego, Andrés. Borges dice que nuestra época es ‘Deliberadamente caótica.’ Correo de la tarde (1964).
    • Hanson: Borges gives short answers in this interview on literature. He states that detective literature is popular because people look for order due to the chaotic nature of the time period.
  • Botsford, Keith. About Borges and not about BorgesKenyon Review 26.4 (1964), pp. 723-37.
    • Hanson: This article is the result of a series of dialogues Botsford had with Borges and is not an interview, but rather contains commentaries and excerpts from interviews. Borges is quoted on the topics of Old Norse, imperialism, Latin American Spanish, writing, and French.
  • Murat, Napoleon. Entretiens avec Napoleón MuratJorge Luis Borges: des témoins [...]. Ed. Dominique de Roux. L’Herne. 4. Paris : L’Herne, 1964. 371-387.
    • Hanson: This interview is divided into three topics. First, Borges speaks about his childhood, his literary work, Ultraism, his work with Bioy Casares, and writing. Second, he comments on language, literature, and film. Third, he offers brief remarks on politics and war.
  • Pizarnik, Alejandra and Ivonne A. Bordelois. Entrevista con Jorge Luis Borges . . . la literatura participa de la declinación general de esta épocaZona Franca 1.2 [Caracas] (1964). pp. 8-9.
    • Hanson: In his characteristic style, Borges speaks humbly about himself. He gives his opinion on Argentine literature, Ultraism, literature, poetry, English, and his own literary work.



  • L'Herne. Special issue on Borges. Paris: L'Herne, 1964. 516 pp. 
  • Alicia Jurado. Genio y figura de Jorge Luis Borges. Buenos Aires: Eudeba, 1964. 189 pp. 


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