Joe Amato

Joe Amato's most recent book is Bookend: Anatomies of a Virtual Self, published by the State University of New York Press; like everyone else in North America, he's hard at work on a memoir, No Outlet: Making it back from the wrong side of the tracks.

sokal text: another funny thing happened on the way to the forum

1996-09-01

Joe Amato on the Social Text controversy.

Richard Powers after Louis Zukofsky: A Prospectus of the Sky

1997-04-15

From Zukofsky’s “A” to Powers’ Goldbug Variations, in search of a social ecology of the self-discursive text.

Works Cited

2000-01-01

Works Cited

Byrd, Don. The Poetics of the Common Knowledge. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994.

—. “The Shape of Zukovsky’s Canon.” Terrell 163-185.

Hatlen, Burton. “From Modernism to Postmodernism: Zukofsky’s ‘A’-12.” Scroggins 214-229.

Kenner, Hugh. “Two Pieces on ‘A.’” Terrell 187-202.

Labinger, Jay A. “Encoding an Infinite Message: Richard Power’s Gold Bug Variations.” Configurations 3.1 (Winter 1995): 79-93.

who is michael bérubé and why is he saying these terrible things about us?

1996-04-01

Joe Amato muses on academic stardom, the poetics list, and the corporation that motors his university.