Episode 26: “Uplift!” or Colson Whitehead’s The Intuitionist

The lads are quite impressed with Colson Whitehead’s debut novel, which packs an allegory about race, class, and futurism into a unique take on hard-boiled noir. Bagg challenges Dukes to unpack exactly how the tone of irony is detected in the novel, and they both marvel over Whitehead’s delicious sentences. 

Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal” on Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/1080/1080-h/1080-h.htm

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