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Estado Occidental

Index: Guayaquil, El informe de Brodie, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 1062, 1063.

imaginary South American country in Borges story

Fishburn and Hughes: "The 'occidental province' of the imaginary state of Costaguana in which Conrad set his novel Nostromo (1917). The province was said to be the stronghold of the Blanco Party, to which the President-Dictator of the country belonged. See Avellanos, Golfo Plácido, Higuerota, José Korzeniovski, Sulaco." (68)