blind man of Hispanic literature, Borges was a giant among contemporary
writers. His fantastic and magical approach to writing created
innumerable followers and made his prose and poetry, the literature
to emulate in contemporary Hispanic literature.
"metaphysics is a branch of fantastic literature". Thus he wrote
his fantastic tales with metaphysical concerns over the human
existence, the universe and time.
recurring symbols are mirrors, labyrinths and dreams. Fictions,
1945, Labyrinths, 1947, Other Inquisitions, 1952,
The Aleph, 1949, and Poems, 1967 are his most famous