Tag: foucault

Re-Clearing the Ground: A Response to Linda Brigham

2001-09-15

Mark Hansen responds to Linda Brigham’s review of Embodying Technesis: Technology Beyond Writing.

Are We Posthuman Yet?

1999-03-15

Linda Brigham reads How We Became Posthuman the way Katherine Hayles reads novels: as a story that resists both linearity and the analytical ardor of attempts at humanist ordering.

Hope for Empowerment, Fear of Control

1999-12-30

Jan van Looy reviews Silvio Gaggi on hypertext fiction up to the early ’90s.

Materialities and the Raw Material of Latin Americanism

1999-12-30

Shirin Shenassa situates Roman de la Campa’s Latin Americanism within the critical discourses of the world’s metropolitan centers and introduces a new thREAD into ebr’s Internet Nation series

Friedrich Kittler's Technosublime

1999-12-30

Bruce Clarke reviews the new translation of Grammophone, Film, Typewriter, a requiem and good-riddance for the era of so-called Man.

After the Post

2001-01-01

For Daniel Punday, Bernard Siegert’s historical materialism - a difficult synthesis of historical, literary, and institutional analysis - falls somewhere between Derrida and Foucault. But see also the review in ebr by historian Richard John, who considers Siegert in the line of Walter Ong, Elizabeth Eisenstein, and Harold Innis.

The Affective Interface

1997-03-01

Lorne Falk retells the allegory of Arachne, the divine weaver, netted in le cabinet virtuel

Feeding the Global Spider

2001-01-01

Linda Brigham sees Zygmunt Bauman’s Globalization: The Human Consequences as a provocative introduction to our current environmental and economic predicament.

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