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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?’ [1]: Alexander Stern muses on the relevance of a new idiom

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

3. ‘Chernobyl’s Literary Legacy, 30 Years Later’ [3]: 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’ [4]

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