For a very long time the world found the wonderful in tales and poems, in painting and in musical performances. Now the wonderful is found in miraculous technology, in modern surgery, in jet propulsion, in computers, in television and in lunar expeditions. Literature cannot compete with wonderful technology.
qtd in. Rich, Nathaniel. “Bellow: The ‘Defiant, Irascible Mind’,” The New York Review of Books. 4 Jun. 2015. Kindle. 7 Jun. 2015.