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Gryphius

Index: La muerte y la brújula, Ficciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 502, 507.

alias of Scharlach in Borges story, derived from Andreas Gryphius, German lyric poet and dramatist, 1616-1664, author of Absurda Comica, Horribilicribrifax and other works

Fishburn and HughesPossible allusion to Andreas Gryphius (1616-1664), a German lyric poet and dramatist. see Ginzberg