The Jumbo Lustrum

Kenner, Hugh
December 1975
National Review;12/5/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 47, p1413
The article discusses global literature allows a reader to travel. According to the author, there is no substitute for going somewhere, and likewise there is no substitute for staying at home. The author contends that the wise man is he who knows when to do both. Meanwhile, the author suggests to hunger for the real, facing what the mind cannot comprehend and turns into fantasy. This is the formula for jokes and bestsellers.


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