Monday, April 12, 2010

Dreams of the Library in the West

From On Bones and Libraries, a meditation on Libraries by Colin Dickey -- the totalized book of Jerome, the illimitable books of men:

Every librarian, every book collector, finds him or herself between these two mythical places—the Perfect Library of God and the Infinite Library of Babel, the one transcribed by Jerome, the other by Borges.  

via wood s lot, one of the great transcultural blogs.

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