Life: artists’ edition

“What makes [Borges an artist] of the first rank, like Kafka, is the combination of that intellectually serious vision with great human insight, poetic power, and consummate mastery of his means—a definition which would have gone without saying, I suppose, in any century but ours.”

—John Barth, The Friday Book

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