a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)
|A minimalist short story in which an author seeks to write a ground breaking work of mathematical fiction:
|(quoted from What the Revolution Requires)|
Raymond had several plotlines laid out, all their steps organized and ready. He intended to expose his protagonist to the irrational, and even the heavily imaginary.
Allan Goldberg brought it to my attention when this story appeared in the January 2020 issue of the Journal of Humanistic Mathematics.
|More information about this work can be found at scholarship.claremont.edu.|
|(Note: This is just one work of
mathematical fiction from the list. To see the entire list or to see more
works of mathematical fiction, return to the Homepage.)|
Exciting News: The 1,600th entry was recently added to this database of mathematical fiction! Also, for those of you interested in non-fictional math books
let me (shamelessly) plug the recent release of the second edition of my soliton theory textbook.
(Maintained by Alex Kasman,
College of Charleston)