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"El Dios y Elrey", 1954

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 26

Scope and Contents

Jorges Luis Borges original holograph manuscript, "El Dios y Elrey" (God and the King)titled and signed, in black ink, 3 leaves numbered by Borges with deletions, corrections, and interpolations. The corrections on this manuscript and other manuscripts in the collection demonstrate his work toward a final publication.

The original holograph manuscript of this story, first published in Buenos Aires newspaper, La Nacion in May 1954, and reprinted in Sur no. 234 (November-December 1954); later selected by Borges to be reprinted in the anthology Paginas de Jorge Luis Borges seleccionada por su autor. (1982). [No other manuscript known.]


  • Creation: 1954

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 0.07 Cubic Feet (1 legal size document box and 1 oversize box) : oversize box is in the vault V-7

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States