This page collects links to articles about Borges or his work. The entries are arranged in chronological order.
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A Blind Writer with Insight
New York Times, 6 April 1971.
Shenker interviews and writes about Borges.
Borges at M.I.T.
Ferment Magazine, 13 April 1980.
A withering look at the academic circus surrounding Borges during an open panel discussion at M.I.T.
The Library of Babel
PreText, October 1997.
About how Borges prefigured digital libraries and the Web.
The Library of Infinity is Opening Near You
The Doric Column, 18 January 1999.
Borges and the information age.
Why Borges Wished He Was an Israelite
Forward, 6 August 1999.
Ilan Stavans looks at Borges essay I, a Jew.
Lost in the Labyrinth
Feed, 14 December 1999.
This catty essay states that Borges is overrated, and attackes Borges scholarship as an empty pursuit.
Salon.com, 6 December 1999.
Salon wryly contends that Borges biggest inspiration was in fact the Internet, invented years after his death.
The Parallels! Italo Calvino and Jorge Luis Borges
Centre for Book Culture, 4 April 1997.
Novelist John Barth compares Borges and Calvino.
The Librarian of Babel: The Gnostic Imagination of Jorge Luis Borges
Christianity Today, Jan/Feb 2001.
This article discusses the devlopment of gnostic themes in Borges writing. Requires a membership fee.
A Subaltern Horror
The Modern Word, October 2002.
The endless stacks of UCLAs nine libraries are the catalyst for this reflective piece on Borges hexagonal library and its relationship to all great libraries.