Typewriters, Bombs, Jellyfish

Typewriters, Bombs, Jellyfish

by Tom McCarthy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681370866
Publisher: New York Review Books
Publication date: 05/09/2017
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,210,824
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Tom McCarthy's work has been translated into more than twenty languages His previous books include Remainder, C, Satin Island, and Tintin and the Secret of Literature. He is the founder and general secretary of the International Necronautical Society (INS), a semi-fictitious avant-garde network In 2013 he was awarded the inaugural Windham-Campbell Prize for Fiction by Yale University. He lives in London.

Table of Contents

Provisional Table of Contents
 
 
1          18 Semiconnected Thoughts on Michel de Certeau, On Kawara, Fly Fishing, and Various Other Things
 
13       From Feedback to Reflux: Kafka’s Cybernetics of Revolt
 
23       Get Real; or, What Jellyfish Have to Tell Us About Literature
 
35       The Prosthetic Imagination of David Lynch
 
43       On Dodgem Jockeys: A Suggested Alternative Career for Writers
 
45       Meteomedia, or Why London’s Weather is in the Middle of Everything
 
56       Nothing Will Have Taken Place Except The Place
 
71       Recessional – or, the Time of the Hammer
 
87       Richter Article
 
94       Stabbing the Olive
 
106     The Geometry of the Pressant
 
117     On Balls and Planes: An Introduction to The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Stern
 
135     Kool Thing, or Why I Want to Fuck Patty Hearst
 
139     Why Ulysses Matters

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