Archive for March, 2011
Seemed to warranted posting, just for the sheer damn ingenuity of it…
Also got a nagging sense that there’s something interesting and important about this. If I figure out what it is you’ll find it in the comments. Maybe.
From The Hooded Utilitarian:
“There are few works of greater scope or structural genius than the series of fiction pieces by Horatio Bucklesby Ogden, collectively known as The Wire; yet for the most part, this Victorian masterpiece has been forgotten and ignored by scholars and popular culture alike. Like his contemporary Charles Dickens, Ogden has, due to the rough and at times lurid nature of his material, been dismissed as a hack, despite significant endorsements of literary critics of the nineteenth century. Unlike the corpus of Dickens, The Wire failed to reach the critical mass of readers necessary to sustain interest over time, and thus runs the risk of falling into the obscurity of academia. We come to you today to right that gross literary injustice.”
The daily schedule of Benjamin Franklin.
via Flowing Data