Divining the Dynamics

Italo Calvino
“Cybernetics and Ghosts” [1967 lecture]
The Uses of Literature
trans. Patrick Creagh

And so the author vanishes – that spoiled child of ignorance – to give place to a more thoughtful person, a person who will know that the author is a machine, and will know how this machine works.

That thoughtful person has a lot to know about author functions and machine workings.

And so for day 3153

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