Tag: avant garde

Welcome to Baltimore


Picking up Lance Olsen’s theme of thinking as digestion, Michael Martone chews on what’s Avant Garde about Baltimore.

Finding Holes in the Whole


Jacob Edmond reviews Brian McHale’s The Obligation toward the Difficult Whole.

And Furthermore...


Joseph Tabbi Responds to R. M. Berry

And Furthermore...


R M Berry Replies to Joseph Tabbi

Blank Frank


This review of Ralph Berry’s novel Frank and the subsequent exchange between the authors, appeared in the March/April 2006 and July/August 2006 issues of The American Book Review.

&Now Conference Review


Late Breaking: William Gillespie, Scott Rettberg, and Rob Wittig post from Notre Dame University on the &Now festival of writers and writing.

Avant-PoPoMo Now


Ronald Sukenick turns hypercapitalism inside out, and finds no place to hide.

Reverberation: Writing as a Visual Medium and the Sight of the Avant Garde


Further on Gertrude Stein, Carole Maso, and the avant garde in U.S. fiction from Lidia Yuknavitch.

Narratological Amphibiousness, or: Invitation to the Covert History of Possibility


Lance Olsen continues the FC/2 authors’ discussion of Carole Maso’s AVA and adds some bits on Laird Hunt, Mark Z Danielewski, Judd Morrissey and Lori Talley, and other recent U.S. avant-gardists.