Gonzalo Frasca’s proposal for videogames that address “critical thinking, education, tolerance, and other trivial issues.”
Joe Amato muses on academic stardom, the poetics list, and the corporation that motors his university.
Shells, Tents, Slaps, Shocks: Steffen Hantke works slowly, from within, to get at McElroy’s nonlinear narrative.
Charles Bernstein’s reflections on populism, democracy, and authority in the turbulent waters of web discussion groups and other new Internet sites.
John Matthias reports on the state of British Poetry and its criticism.
An argument against the collapse of categories by an author who has, yes, himself perpetrated a few codeworks.
John Matthias reflects on Humphrey Carpenter’s biography of 1992, in light of earlier work by Auden and recent findings.
From Zukofsky’s “A” to Powers’ Goldbug Variations, in search of a social ecology of the self-discursive text.
Oulipo poetics and the art of translation.
A conversation with Pierre Joris and Jerome Rothenberg on the technology and politics of the millenial anthology.