A new blog article on “Borges, Lovecraft, and Metaphysical Horror”. Be warned, there are huge plot-spoilers for Borges, in so far as he has plots.
Borges actually explores hidden knowledge [and its implications] … Borges’ horror is [thus] the culmination of Lovecraft’s program
Previously on Tentaclii:
“Lovecraft to Borges: cities in deserts”; “Borges leitor de Lovecraft”; “The Necronomicon seen from the Aleph: pseudo-intertextuality in Lovecraft and Borges”; and “Mathematical Monstrosity: Lovecraft’s geometry, Borges’s infinity, and beyond”.