By Porter Anderson | @Porter_Anderson
Writing on the Ether: Can Literary Fiction Stay in the Cloisters?
I don’t like what I see as a gradual diminution of the place and purpose of literary fiction in our culture.
I’ve written before about how the digital dynamic is a distributional energy that favors genre and entertainment. Like a fire seeking oxygen, the digital disruption seeks the biggest audiences. And those biggest audiences prefer, for the most part, entertainment over art and genre work over literary.
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