">Name: Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges
Artist: Jorge Luis Borges|
Confronting Bodies: Argentine government under Juan Domingo Peron
Date of Action: 1945-1947
Specific Location: Argentina
Description of Artwork: Borges wrote articles denouncing Nazi Germany, fascism and anti-Semitism in the magazine, El Hogar (the home), which he edited. His article "Definition of a Germanophile" criticizes Argentines who sympathized with the Nazi agenda. His most popular short story, "Tlon, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius," is about a planet that goes through drastic changes, a metaphor for the Nazi ambition for world dominiation.
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