Jorge Luis Borges (1890-1982), Argentine poet, critic, and short-story writer, revolutionized modern literature. He was completely blind when appointed the head of Argentina's National Library.
Jorge Luis Borges (1890-1982), Argentine poet, critic, and short-story writer, revolutionized modern literature. He was completely blind when appointed the head of Argentina's National Library. See less
The following is a personality profile of Jorge Luis Borges based on his work.
Jorge Luis Borges is shrewd and skeptical.
He is unconcerned with art, he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Jorge Luis Borges is also independent: he has a strong desire to have time to himself.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.
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