Lila Marz Harper

Lila Marz Harper is a senior lecturer in English and thesis editor at Central Washington University. She has recently edited an edition of Edwin Abbott’s Flatland (Broadview Press, 2009) and has written on women’s travel writing and nineteenth-century science and literature.

Flatland in VAS

2012-06-28

Lila Marz Harper shows the many dimensions of intertextuality between Edwin Abbott’s Flatland and Steve Tomasula’s VAS. From typography to narratology, Tomasula’s “opera in flatland” follows Abbott, in a geometry of fiction that interrogates the biopolitics of today.