Jorge luis borges was born in buenos aires, argentina on august 24, 1899 -- the same year as vladimir nabokov was born shortly after his birth, his family relocated to palermo, a suburb on the northern outskirts of the city named after the capital of sicily. The queer use of communal women in borges' el muerto and la intrusa herbert j brant indiana university-purdue university indianapolis sex and women are two very problematic components in the fiction of jorge luis borges: the absence of these two elements, which seems so casual and unremarkable, really highlights the strangeness of their exclusion. The great argentine writer jorge luis borges wrote in 1942 subjected to state-of-the-art root-cause analysis the problems do not lie with the words we use but. Jorge luis borges (1899-1986) was like an imaginary perfect librarian who had read everything, knew what all critics had said about each book over time, knew all writers, knew their lives and opinions, knew where their words belonged in the galaxies of literature, and had pondered the counter-factual books they had not written.
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