Tag: Joseph McElroy

If It Could Be Wrapped


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.

Being Inside the Sentence


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

Late Light in the House of Sounds: Joseph McElroy's Night Soul and Other Stories


Gregg Biglieri offers some advice on reading McElroy: jettison one’s habitual grammars and adopt the grammars of time and timing. Become an expert in sound. Become all ear.

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.”

McElroy's "Letter"


Charles Molesworth on style and spatial form in McElroy’s Letter Left to Me, a novel whose poetic making is also an ethical growth.

Joseph McElroy's Cyborg Plus


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

Re-opening Hind's Kidnap


Joseph Milazzo writes about one of the least written about books by Joseph McElroy.

A Poetry of Noesis


On Joseph McElroy’s Fiction as a lifelong, dramatic investigation of noesis - that abstract but
evocative concept rooted in Platonic idealism and redefined(through Phenomenology) as
those ineluctable acts of consciousness that constitute reality.

Front to the Future: Joseph McElroy's Ancient History


Ian Demsky on Joseph McElroy’s Ancient History and welcome interruptions.