Tom McCarthy on "fiction in the age of data saturation." Or, what would have happened if Joyce worked at Google.
According to a new book titled Ungentle Jane, Jane Austen's early work was "violent, restless, anarchic and exuberantly expressionistic. Drunkenness, female brawling, sexual misdemeanour and murder run riot across their pages.” Review from the Times Daily Supplement.
Memorization of poetry used to be the pedagogical norm - but what did this mean for poetry? "Orality, Literacy and the Memorized Poem" from Poetry Magazine.