Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings Themes

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Several important themes are developed in this rich collection of stories.

One is the theme of idealism, revealing Borges as a disciple of the philosophical systems constructed by Berkeley and Hume — among others — that assert that ideas are the only true measure of reality and that objects are nothing but imperfect and transitory images. In the universe of "Tlon," a perfect idealist construct, objects do not exist outside the idea of their...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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