Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges
The figure of Jorge Luis Borges haunts so many post-modern mysteries, the author himself taking on symbolic resonance. Umberto Eco, in his The Name of the Rose, assigns a key role to a character named Jorge of Burgos, and constructs his story around a labyrinthine library that seems virtually lifted straight out of Ficciones. In Jean-Luc Godard’s avant-…
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