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Wrap Up The Week: David Foster Wallace and Tennis, Chernobyl in literature, Imaginative Storytelling, Knowledge in the Internet Age, and Is that Even a Thing?

The Oxonian Review presents Wrap Up the Week, featuring articles the editorial staff have found interesting, illuminating, or otherwise noteworthy.

1. ‘Is That Even a Thing?’: Alexander Stern muses on the relevance of a new idiom

2. ‘David Foster Wallace’s Perfect Game’: John Jeremiah Sullivan expands on Wallace’s obsessive focus on… tennis

3. ‘Chernobyl’s Literary Legacy, 30 Years Later’: Michel Lapointe expands on the scope and reach of Chernobyl literature

4. ‘Ursula K. Le Guin on Power, Oppression, Freedom, and How Imaginative Storytelling Expands Our Scope of the Possible’

5. ‘Rethinking Knowledge in the Internet Age’: David Weinberger on how profoundly data-based technology structures human cognition