12. Emergence, Consolidation, and Dominance of a Discourse [chapter]

2018 The Discourse of Modernism  
In the third chamber, two books were found. One was black, and it set forth the properties of metals, the use of talismans, and the planetary laws of the days, as well as the preparation of poisons and antidotes. The other book was white, and although its letters were quite clear, no one could decipher its teaching. -J orge Luis Borges, "La camara de las estatuas" 1. Brian Vickers, ed.,
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