Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges at his office, Argentine National Library, 1973

Borges and his Successors

By 01 December, 2014

In his short essay Kafka and his Precursors, Borges writes of the Czech author that “at first I had considered him to be as singular as the phoenix of rhetorical praise.” This quote could easily be applied to... Read Article

Carlos Gardel: The King of Tango

By 03 July, 2011

Last month marked the seventy-sixth year since Argentine music maestro, Carlos Gardel’s, untimely death. To this day however, his name and suave, iconic image remain as popular as ever. The propensity of Gardel’s fame as a national treasure... Read Article