Facciones: Fictional Identity and the Face in Borges's “La Forma De La Espada”
Fictional Identity, Borge, La Forma De La Espada, Facciones, Philosophy, Metaphysics
A scar, as Homer knew long ago, is more than a distinguishable mark that permits one to be identified: it is promise of a story to be told. Upon Odysseues's return to Ithaca, his old nurse Eurykleia, without yet recognizing her mater, prepares to bathe his feet. Richmond Lattimore's translation renders the ensuing scene in these words"
Original Publication Citation
“Facciones: Fictional Identity and the Face in Borges’s “La forma de la espada.’” Symposium: A QuarterlyJournal in Modern Literatures 53.3 (1999): 151-63.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Laraway, David, "Facciones: Fictional Identity and the Face in Borges's “La Forma De La Espada”" (2010). Philosophy Faculty Publications. 36.
Symposium: A Quarterly Journal in Modern Literatures