Buffering in Tom McCarthy’s Satin Island

At the end of his 2015 article in The Guardian, Tom McCarthy asks us to re-imagine contemporary literature somewhere in the microscopic middle of Claude Lévi-Strauss’ research notes. The article’s title may be mere click-bait (The Death of Writing — If James Joyce were alive today he’d be working for Google) because McCarthy doesn’t seem to believe that writing, or fiction writing, is dead. Plus, Joyce as a programmer…

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Devin’s writing is in Slate, The Emerson Review, Jacobin, The Nation, Protean, Current Affairs, Boulevard, and elsewhere.

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Devin Thomas O’Shea

Devin Thomas O’Shea

Devin’s writing is in Slate, The Emerson Review, Jacobin, The Nation, Protean, Current Affairs, Boulevard, and elsewhere.

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