Jorge Luis Borges and His Works
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Jorge Luis Borges and His Works

Test your knowledge on the life and literary works of Jorge Luis Borges, a renowned Spanish author and poet from Argentina. Learn about his stories, characters, and the themes he frequently explored.

Questions and Answers

¿En qué año nació Jorge Luis Borges?

1881

¿De qué descendencia era el padre de Borges?

Alemán

¿Quién fue Juan Dahlmann?

El sobrino de Borges

¿Qué sucedió a Juan Dahlmann en 1939?

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¿Qué sintió Juan Dahlmann cuando regresó a Buenos Aires?

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Study Notes

  • Jorge Luis Borges was born in 1881 and died in 1986.

  • Borges was a Spanish author and poet who wrote about philosophy, literature, history, and other subjects.

  • Borges was born in Argentina and spent most of his life there.

  • Borges was a famous writer and many of his works have been translated into other languages.

  • Borges wrote a story about a man who arrives in Buenos Aires in 1871 and is a pastor in the evangelical church.

  • His ancestor, Francisco Flores, was a soldier in the Argentine War of Independence and died in the border region.

  • Juan Dahlmann, Borges' nephew, was a librarian in Buenos Aires and felt very Argentine.

  • Borges' father was of German descent and his mother was of Spanish descent.

  • Dahlmann saved his family's estate in the south of Argentina by selling some of its assets.

  • Dahlmann became sick and lost his sight in 1939.

  • Borges wrote a story about a man who is lost in the city and his experiences during that time.

  • Borges died in 1986.

  • Dahlmann had surgery to remove a tumor from his brain and is now recovering at the sanatorium.

  • The day he was supposed to go home, he arrived at the sanatorium.

  • The fresh air of autumn is a sign of his destiny being rescued from death and fever.

  • The city looked the same in the morning light as it did at night.

  • Dahlmann recognized the streets and the signs.

  • Everything felt like it was coming back to him.

  • He was happy to be back in Buenos Aires and recalled the differences in the light of day.

  • In the light of day, everything returned to him - the streets, the signs, the neighborhoods.

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