Tag: poetics

John Cayley responds in turn


John Cayley replays what is literal and literary in the digital.

Videogames of the Oppressed


Gonzalo Frasca’s proposal for videogames that address “critical thinking, education, tolerance, and other trivial issues.”

who is michael bérubé and why is he saying these terrible things about us?


Joe Amato muses on academic stardom, the poetics list, and the corporation that motors his university.

McElroy's Metropolitan Constructions


Shells, Tents, Slaps, Shocks: Steffen Hantke works slowly, from within, to get at McElroy’s nonlinear narrative.

Electronic Pies in the Poetry Skies


Charles Bernstein’s reflections on populism, democracy, and authority in the turbulent waters of web discussion groups and other new Internet sites.

British Poetry at Y2K


John Matthias reports on the state of British Poetry and its criticism.

The Haunting of Benjamin Britten


John Matthias reflects on Humphrey Carpenter’s biography of 1992, in light of earlier work by Auden and recent findings.

Richard Powers after Louis Zukofsky: A Prospectus of the Sky


From Zukofsky’s “A” to Powers’ Goldbug Variations, in search of a social ecology of the self-discursive text.

Translation and the Oulipo: The Case of the Persevering Maltese


Oulipo poetics and the art of translation.

Poetry@The_Millennium: A Conversation with Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris


A conversation with Pierre Joris and Jerome Rothenberg on the technology and politics of the millenial anthology.