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By Shlomy Mualem

Jorge Luis Borges´ philosophical fiction and Plato´s highbrow dramas are possibly the main problematic files in Western heritage of makes an attempt to artfully interweave mythos and emblems, argumentation and narrative, concept and mind's eye. Their juxtaposition, awarded within the following examine, goals at demonstrating the complicated connections among classical and sleek literature and proposal. The examine exhibits how the Platonic perspective sheds new gentle on Borges´ essayistic and fictional paintings, offering what Wittgenstein calls a side swap in contemplating Borges´ literary and theoretical paintings as a complete textual corpus. the 1st a part of the examine offers with 3 theoretical subject matters: the interrelation of delusion and emblems, the hunt for wisdom, and the idea of the archetypes. the second one half is extra aesthetically orientated, getting to inventive notion, literary illustration, narrative id, the character of the written notice, the act of examining, and the act of writing. All in all, the research strives to show up the level to which Borges´ concept is deeply rooted in classical doctrines and Platonic topics, and, in accordance with that, to supply new interpretations to Borgesian tales and poems.

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