The following section collects Borges-related literary criticism and biography that has been written or translated into English.Please note that that this page also contains a Quick Reference Card of all the titles featured in this section. They are listed alphabetically by author; in the actual sections, books are listed chronologically by publishing date.
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.
Bibliography An alphabetized bibliography of Borges criticism.
Variaciones Borges Takes you offsite to the homepage of Variaciones Borges, the biannual international journal of Borges studies.
Quick Reference Card
Alazraki, Jaime. Jorge Luis Borges.
Lennon, Adrian. Hispanics of Achievement: Jorge Luis Borges.
Monegal, Emir Rodríguez. Jorge Luis Borges: A Literary Biography.
General Criticism 1965-1989
Ageana, Ion T. The Meaning of Experience in the Prose of Jorge Luis Borges.
Aizenberg, Edna, ed. Borges and His Sucessors: The Borgesian Impact on Literature and the Arts.
Balderston, Daniel. The Literary Universe of Jorge Luis Borges: An Index to References and Allusions to Persons, Titles, and Places in his Writings.
Barrenechea, Ana María. Borges, the Labyrinth Maker.
Bell-Villada, Gene H. Borges and His Fiction: A Guide to His Mind and Art.
Bloom, Harold, ed. Modern Critical Views: Jorge Luis Borges.
Cheselka, Paul. The Poetry and Poetics of Jorge Luis Borges.
Christ, Ronald. The Narrow Act: Borges' Art of Allusion.
Cortinez, Carlos, ed. Borges the Poet.
Dunham, Lowell, and Ivar Ivask. The Cardinal Points of Borges.
McMurray, George R. Jorge Luis Borges.
Sturrock, John. Paper Tigers: The Ideal Fictions of Jorge Luis Borges.
General Criticism 1990-Present
Balderston, Daniel. Out of Context: Historical Reference and the Representation of Reality in Borges.
Bloom, Harold, ed. Major Short Story Writers: Jorge Luis Borges.
Bloom, Harold, ed. BioCritiques: Jorge Luis Borges.
Fishburn, Evelyn & Psiche Hughes. A Dictionary of Borges.
Isbister, Rob & Peter Standish. A Concordance to the Works of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986).
Lima, Robert, ed. Borges and the Esoteric
Molloy, Sylvia. Signs of Borges.
Sarlo, Beatriz. Jorge Luis Borges: the Writer on the Edge.
Cozrinsky, Edgardo. Borges In/And/On Film.
Crossan, John Dominic. Raid on the Articulate: Comic Eschatology in Jesus and Borges.
de Garayalde, Giovanna. Jorge Luis Borges: Sources and Illuminations.
Merrell, Floyd. Unthinking Thinking: Jorge Luis Borges, Mathematics and the New Physics.
Irwin, John T. The Mystery to a Solution: Poe, Borges, and the Analytic Detective Story.
Rodriguez-Luis, Julio. The Contemporary Praxis of the Fantastic: Borges and Cortázar.
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