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Of special concern to Borges aficionados, Alberto Manguel deciphers his detective fictions and Alain Mallard has an epiphany about him by means of oneiric word games. Whereas Cecila Vicuña charts the linguistic theory of infinity that influenced Borges, Witold Gombrowicz criticizes his fantastic metaphysics. Finally, in an interview, Eloy Urroz proposes that the vow of Latin American writers is to become the next Borges.