Day: September 21, 2023

GRAF: The Constitution of Liberty in Borges’s “El Aleph”

  “It is desirable, in short, that in things which do not primarily concern others, individuality should assert itself.” —John Stuart Mill, On Liberty (London, 1859) Jorge Luis Borges’s story “El Aleph” (1945) contemplates the struggle for personal liberty in Argentina, a subject he conjures more formally a year later in his essay “Nuestro pobre […]

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