Tag: capital

Two Gestures, While Waiting for a Third

2003-11-15

Juggling economies and unknotting threads, Victor Vitanza pulls back to drop the curtain, theoretically, on The Politics of Information.

If It Could Be Wrapped

2004-08-25

Excerpted from Water Writing - an essay; presented as part of the ebr Critical Ecologies thread; concurrent with a literary Festschrift in honor of Joseph McElroy’s lifework.

Epic at the End of Empire

2011-12-07

In The American Epic Novel, Gilbert Adair presents a “State-of-the-Empire address” that interrogates the epical form in a time where authors no longer talk of writing “The Great American Novel.” As Joseph Tabbi finds, such an exploration goes beyond expanding the canon and presents “a new, compelling context for ‘the literary’ itself.”

Notes From the Digital Overground

1995-12-30

Mark Amerika on establishing an electronic publishing network in the no-man’s land between the commercial, the academic, and the underground.

Michael Milken and the Corporate Raid on Education

2003-10-03

Junk bond swami Michael Milken jumped out of prison a few years ago and into for-profit education. Ken Saltman submits Milken’s latest venture to the light of day.

The Information University

2003-10-04

Marc Bousquet discusses university labor delivered in “the mode of information.”

Free Labor: Producing Culture for the Digital Economy

2003-06-20

In between bubble and burst, e-commerce drew much of its content from donated labor. Tiziana Terranova questions just how “free” such labor has proved in practice.