Re: a little meditation on literature and math

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Sat Mar 24 2001 - 19:35:49 MST

At 11:26 PM 3/23/01 -0800, Spike wrote:


>[does] Transrealist Fiction: Writing in
>the Slipstream of Science have something about math? Any fiction
>book about math is one I want to read.

The piece url'd above is morphed from that book. Not much about mathematics
per se, but a fair bit about the scientific worldview, the kinds of
literature that get written inside that Zeitgeist, responding to or against
it, and one interesting way of doing so (Rudy Rucker's prescription:
transrealism). All I know about math, alas, is counting on my fingers.

TRANSREALIST FICTION, btw, is shockingly, unthinkably expensive--$US 65.00.
I wouldn't suggest that *anyone* pay such an exorbitant price, unless
they're buying for an academic library.

Damien Broderick

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