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Critical Bibliography


Ageana, Ian T. The Meaning of Experience in the Prose of Jorge Luis Borges.
New York: Peter Lang, 1988.

Aizenberg, Edna, ed. Borges and His Sucessors: The Borgesian Impact on Literature and the Arts.
Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 1989.

Alazraki, Jaime. Jorge Luis Borges.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1971.

Balderston, Daniel. El precursor velado: R. L. Stevenson en la obra de Borges.
Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 1985.

Balderston, Daniel. The Literary Universe of Jorge Luis Borges: An Index to References and Allusions to Persons, Titles, and Places in his Writings.
New York, Westport, London: Greenwood, 1986.

Balderston, Daniel. Out of Context: Historical Reference and the Representation of Reality in Borges.
Durham: Duke University Press, 1993.
(Spanish version, Fuera de contexto?, Rosario: Beatriz Viterbo Editora, 1997)

Barnstone, Willis. Borges at Eighty: Conversations.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1982.

Barrenechea, Ana María. Borges, the Labyrinth Maker.
New York: New York University Press, 1965.

Bell-Villada, Gene H. Borges and His Fiction: A Guide to His Mind and Art.
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1981.

Bloom, Harold, ed. Modern Critical Views: Jorge Luis Borges.
New York: Chelsea House, 1986.

Bloom, Harold, ed. Major Short Story Writers: Jorge Luis Borges.
New York: Chelsea House, 2002.

Bloom, Harold, ed. BioCritiques: Jorge Luis Borges.
New York: Chelsea House, 2004.

Burgin, Richard. Conversations with Jorge Luis Borges.
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1969.

Cheselka, Paul. The Poetry and Poetics of Jorge Luis Borges.
New York: Peter Lang, 1987.

Christ, Ronald. The Narrow Act: Borges’ Art of Allusion.
New York: Lumen Books, 1995.

Cortinez, Carlos, ed. Borges the Poet.
Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1986.

Cozrinsky, Edgardo. Borges In/And/On Film
New York: Lumen Books, 1988.

Crossan, John Dominic. Raid on the Articulate: Comic eschatology in Jesus and Borges.
New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

Dunham, Lowell, and Ivar Ivask. The Cardinal Points of Borges
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1971.

Fishburn, Evelyn & Psiche Hughes. A Dictionary of Borges.
London: Duckworth, 1990.

de Garayalde, Giovanna. Jorge Luis Borges: Sources and Illuminations.
Octagon Press, 1978.

García, Carlos. El joven Borges, poeta (1919-1930).
Buenos Aires: Corregidor, 2000.

García, Carlos. Macedonio Fernández / Jorge Luis Borges: Correspondencia 1922-1939. Crónica de una amistad.
Buenos Aires: Corregidor, 2000.

Gérault, Jean-François. Jorge Luis Borges, une autre littérature. Editions Encrage/Les Belles Lettres, 2003.

Irwin, John T. The Mystery to a Solution: Poe, Borges, and the Analytic Detective Story.
Baltimore and London: John Hopkins University Press, 1994.

Isbister, Rob & Peter Standish. A Concordance to the Works of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986).
Lewinston/Queenston/Lampter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1991. Seven volumes.

Lennon, Adrian. Hispanics of Achievement: Jorge Luis Borges.
New York: Chelsea House, 1992.

Lima, Robert, ed. Borges and the Esoteric. (Special edition of Crítica Hispánica.) Pittsburgh: Duquesne University, 1993.

Newman, Charles & Mary Kinzie, editors. Prose for Borges.
Northwestern University Press, Evanston, 1974.

Manquel, Alberto. Into the Looking Glass Wood: Essays on Books, Reading, and the World.
Harvest Books, 2000.

McMurray, George R. Jorge Luis Borges.
New York: Ungar, 1980.

Merrell, Floyd. Unthinking Thinking: Jorge Luis Borges, Mathematics and the New Physics.
West Laffayete: Purdue University Press, 1991.

Molloy, Sylvia. Signs of Borges.
Durham: Duke University Press, 1994.

Monegal, Emir Rodriguez. Jorge Luis Borges: A Literary Biography.
New York: Paragon House, 1978.

Rodriguez-Luis, Julio. The Contemporary Praxis of the Fantastic: Borges and Cortázar.
New York: Garland Publishing, 1991.

Sarlo, Beatriz. Jorge Luis Borges: the Writer on the Edge.
London: Verso, 1993

Sorrentino, Fernando. Seven Conversations with Jorge Luis Borges.
Troy, NY: Whitson, 1981.

Sturrock, John. Paper Tigers: The Ideal Fictions of Jorge Luis Borges.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.

Go To:

Criticism Main Page – Returns you to the Main Criticism page and the Quick Reference Card of titles.

Biography –Borges biography, conversations and anecdotes.

General Criticism 1 – General literary criticism or commentary on Borges and his writing up until 1989.

General Criticism 2 – General literary criticism or commentary on Borges and his writing from 1990 to the present.

Contextual Criticism – Borges criticism with a specific angle: existential, psychological, Latin American, religious, mathematical, etc.

Comparative Criticism – Studies of Borges in relation to other authors or artists.

Variaciones Borges – Takes you offsite to the homepage of Variaciones Borges, the biannual international journal of Borges studies.

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7 July 2004

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