My Precious

By | February 6th, 2019|LRO 126|

Blimunda, the protagonist of José Saramago’s “Memorial of the Convent”, had the magical property of seeing inside people. Saramago constructs here the metaphor of the ‘society of transparency’ that will emerge years later and which has become a reality in only one direction. Our intimacy is almost entirely accessible to the Other, but this Other [...]