Jorge Luis Borges (1899- 1986,) (the Modern World) one of the greatest artist of modern time wrote in 1941short story titled “Pierre Menard, Author of the Don Quixote”. In his work, Borges made up the character of Pierre Menard, young French writer, who decided to “rewrite,” or to say recreate Don Quixote, the famous novel written by Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616,) (The Literature Network: Online classic literature, poems, and quotes. Essays & Summaries) in the dark period of inquisition in the 17th century. Borges took the role of newspaper critic of the Menard’s work. Borges' idea was creative and “original” way to communicate his own point of view, his philosophy and his ideas about constant problem throughout the entire history of art: what is original, what is ...
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...ted in his short stories (5) and novels (6) magnificent, deeply artistic testimony of human suffering throughout the European history culminating in fascistic and communistic crimes. Despite Borges’s assertion (through Pierre Menard) Kis showed that there is no exercise of the intellect which is not in the final analysis useful.
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