Monday, 27 April 2009

The Death of the Novel

Q: Is the novel dead?

A: Oh yes. Very much so.

Q: What replaces it?

A: I should think that it is replaced by what existed before it was invented.

Q: The same thing?

A: The same sort of thing.

Q: Is the bicycle dead?

Donald Barthelme, 'The Explanation'


DC said...

Ho-hum, now I feel semi-guilty at never really getting my own attempt at a blog off the ground.

Benjamin said...

join the suffering / jouissance