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July 30 - October 9, 2018
About Section XIX:
This section appears to be insisting
on the sole unified purpose of the
artwork being an appeal to the emotions.
But it is not difficult to think of pieces of
"fiction" featuring exposition interesting in it's
own right, where it is not immediately clear what
emotional affect, if any, is produced. The lecture
on Napoleon's tactics in "War and Peace", the
description of space suit technology in "Have Space
Suit Will Travel", the details about whaling
techniques in "Moby Dick", or the philosophy of "The
True Knowledge" presented in "Cassini Division"...
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