Tag: contemporary

Being Inside the Sentence


Gregg Biglieri reads “into” Actress in the House and revels in Joseph McElroy’s syntax.

a Joseph McElroy festschrift


Andrew Walser introduces a gathering of essays on and by the novelist Joseph McElroy.

Weight Inward into Lightness: A Reading of Canoe Repair


“The plot offers not so much progress as recurrence, duplication, and reiteration.” Flore Chevaillier offers one way to fill in the gaps of Joseph McElroy “Canoe Repair.”

Joseph McElroy's Cyborg Plus


Salvatore Proietti straddles science and fiction to offer an interpretation of a McElroy Cyborg.

History as Accretion and Excavation


Paul Gleason on Joseph McElroy’s mid-career epic, Women and Men, as contrasted with Don DeLillo’s Underworld.

Enthralled by Systems


Chris Messenger reviews Tom LeClair’s first novel, Passing Off (1996).