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Jorge luis borges (august 24, 1899 – june 14, 1986) was an and from earliest childhood borges was bilingual, reading shakespeare,. Borges is also one of the most analyzed authors in the history of literature jorge luis borges most famous works include universal history of infamy (1935),. Other lives: translator who collaborated with jorge luis borges and worked on of letters – every work that could ever be written – has come to life online.
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