Borges Short Stories

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    If you’ve ever tried to determine which Borges books contain which of his short stories, look no further – my good friend Igor Shults has painstakingly assembled a chart of which books contain which short stories.

    TLDR: If you want to obtain all of his short fiction stories, you need to buy just Collected Fictions which really contains all of them. (The stories from A Universal History of Infamy/Iniquity are present in Collected Fictions but titled differently in a way that it isn’t obvious from reading the descriptions of the books.)

    You can download a spreadsheet showing which books contain which stories immediately below, or attempt to make sense of the following table.

    Story A Universal History of Infamy/A Universal History of Iniquity Ficciones El Aleph Labyrinths The Maker/Dreamtigers* Dr. Brodie’s Report In Praise of Darkness The Book of Sand Shakespeare’s Memory Collected Fictions
    The Dread Redeemer Lazarus Morell (aka “The Cruel Redeemer Lazarus Morell”) א א
    Tom Castro, the Implausible Imposter (aka “The Improbable Impostor Tom Castro”) א א
    The Widow Ching, Lady Pirate א א
    Monk Eastman, Purveyor of Iniquities א א
    The Disinterested Killer Bill Harrigan א א
    The Insulting Master of Etiquette Kôtsuké no Suké (aka “The Uncivil Teacher of Court Etiquette Kôtsuké no Suké”) א א
    The Masked Dyer, Hakim of Merv (aka “Hakim, the Masked Dyer of Merv”) א א
    Streetcorner Man (aka “Man on Pink Corner”) א א
    Et cetera א א
    A Theologian in Death א
    The Chamber of Statues א
    Tale of the Two Dreamers א
    The Wizard Postponed א
    The Mirror of Ink א
    A Double for Mohammed א
    The Generous Enemy א
    On Exactitude in Science א א
    Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius א א א
    The Approach to Al-Mu’tasim א א
    Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote א א א
    The Circular Ruins א א א
    The Lottery in Babylon א א א
    An Examination of the Work of Herbert Quain א א
    The Library of Babel א א א
    The Garden of Forking Paths א א א
    Funes the Memorious א א א
    The Form of the Sword (aka “The Shape of the Sword”) א א א
    Theme of the Traitor and the Hero א א א
    Death and the Compass א א א
    The Secret Miracle א א א
    Three Versions of Judas א א א
    The End א א
    The Sect of the Phoenix (aka “The Cult of the Phoenix”) א א א
    The South א א
    The Immortal א א א
    The Dead Man א א
    The Theologians א א א
    Story of the Warrior and the Captive א א א
    A Biography of Tadeo Isidoro Cruz (1829–1874) א א
    Emma Zuns א א א
    The House of Asterion א א א
    The Other Death א א
    Deutsches Requiem א א א
    Averroes’s Search א א א
    The Zahir א א א
    The Writing of the God (aka “The God’s Script”) א א א
    Ibn-Hakam al-Bokhari, Murdered in His Labyrinth א א
    The Two Kings and the Two Labyrinths א א
    The Wait (aka “The Waiting”) א א א
    The Man on the Threshold א א
    The Aleph א א
    The Maker א א
    Dreamtigers א א
    A Dialog About Dialog א א
    Toenails א א
    Covered Mirrors א א
    Argumentum Ornithologicum א א
    The Captive א א
    The Mountebank א א
    Delia Elena San Marco א א
    A Dialog Between Dead Men א א
    The Plot א א
    A Problem א א
    The Yellow Rose א א
    The Witness א א
    Martin Fierro א א
    Mutations א א
    The Gospel According to Mark א א
    The Unworthy Friend (aka “Unworthy”) א א
    The Duel א א
    The End of the Duel (aka “The Other Duel”) א א
    Rosendo’s Tale (aka “The Story from Rosendo Juárez”) א א
    The Intruder (aka “The Interloper”) א א
    The Meeting (aka “The Encounter”) א א
    Juan Muraña א א
    The Elder Lady (aka “The Elderly Lady”) א א
    Guayaquil א א
    Doctor Brodie’s Report א א
    The Ethnographer א א
    Pedro Salvadores א א
    Legend א א
    A Prayer א א
    His End and His Beginning א א
    The Other Death א א
    Ulrikke א א
    The Congress א א
    There Are More Things א א
    The Sect of the Thirty א א
    The Night of the Gifts א א
    The Mirror and the Mask א א
    Undr א א
    A Weary Man’s Utopia א א
    The Bribe א א
    Avelino Arredondo א א
    The Disk א א
    The Book of Sand א א
    “August 25, 1983” א א
    Blue Tigers א א
    The Rose of Paracelsus א א
    Shakespeare’s Memory א א

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