Tag: fiction

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.

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.

What is chick-lit?


Diane Goodman on the anthology that helped put the term “postfeminism” into circulation.

In My Own Recognizance


Ronald Sukenick on Extreme Fiction.

Lexia to Perplexia:


hypertext? cybertext? hypermedia? webart? while new media critics debate the terms, Talan Memmott has produced the thing itself, a creative use of applied technology.

The Godfather Seen Through The Lens of Elite Criticism (and Vice Versa)


Chris Messenger achieves a rare convergence of elite and popular cultural criticism by doing for The Godfather (and its spinoffs) what previous critics have done for Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

Jane's Soliloquy


Sukenick responds to Fleisher’s feminist critique of “Narralogues” in the voice of his own fictional jeune-fille, Jane.