Tag: foucault

Jan Baetens asks Remediation or Premeditation?

1999-04-01

Noting that media are not only proposed to readers but also imposed on customers, Jan Baetens introduces Adorno into the debates on remediation.

On Materialities, Meanings, and The Shape of Things

2005-11-05

Lori Emerson reviews The Shape of the Signifier by Walter Benn Michaels.

Virtual Communities?: Public Spheres and Public Intellectuals on the Internet

1996-04-01

Can electronic conversations reconstitute Bérubé’s lost public sphere? A Marxist analysis by Jamie Daniel.

The Question of the Animal

2003-03-31

On a posthumanism potentially worthy of the name.

Metahistorical Romance

2003-01-01

On Amy Elias’s view of fabulation in the moment of American corporate power, a postmodern novelistic aesthetic that is consistent with Sir Walter Scott’s early nineteenth-century mix of romance and Enlightenment-inspired historiography.

Texts and Tools

1997-03-01

Bringing the queston of ‘textuality’ into the cyberdebates, and refusing the conservative oppostion between contemplative reading and gaming, Daniel Punday argues that critics should embrace spinoff culture as a model for electronic writing.

Of Graphomania, Confession, and the Writing Self

1996-09-01

Todd E. Napolitano on the kitsch of on-line journals, most of which have flashed and disappeared since they were panned here, in the Fall 1996 ebr.

Old Orders for New: Ecology, Animal Rights, and The Poverty of Humanism

1997-01-10

Cary Wolfe reviews Luc Ferry’s The New Ecological Order.

Reading the L.A. Landscape

2001-09-01

Claire Rasmussen on geography and the social theory of Janet L. Abu-Lughod, Mike Davis, and Edward Soja.

One or Many Gombrowicz’s?

1999-01-01

On twentieth-century Poland’s leading author.

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