I’ve often used Borges’s wonderful little piece, “Borges and I” in classes, as a quick way into the debate on the death of the author.
If you’ve not read it, it’s worth taking a moment to look it over. Tackle Foucault’s essay, or Barthes’s for that matter, on much the same topic too, if you’re ambitious. It’s worth your while, I think. Continue reading
Have you seen Hail Cesar? It’s both an homage to and a parody of the days when studios controlled Hollywood.
George Clooney plays an actor playing a Roman in a movie about Christ. Continue reading