The Search For Borges


Jorge Luis Borges’ writing is scattered among the annals of the University of Texas’ Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, among rare, historically-significant literary gems like hand-corrected proofs of Ulysses and a Gutenberg Bible.

The Borges papers, which are made up of unpublished letters and handwritten essays, have been uncatalogued. Eric Benson reflects on his personal history and search for the elusive author.

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