Quotation by Jorge Luis Borges

Literature is not exhaustible, for the sufficient and simple reason that a single book is not. A book is not an isolated entity: it is a narration, an axis of innumerable narrations. One literature differs from another, either before or after it, not so much because of the text as for the manner in which it is read.
Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986), Argentinian author. repr. In Other Inquisitions (1960, trans. 1964). For Bernard Shaw (1952).
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