Tag: poststructuralism

How to Do Words with Things

2007-09-22

One of a series of eco-critical reviews, Stephen Dougherty explores
the new ways that “matter is made to matter” in Ira Livingston’s
writing on science and literature. The payoff of an ecocriticism
grounded in the materiality of language itself, can bee seen by the
strong political positioning toward the end of Dougherty’s essay.

On Being Difficult

2007-07-25

Ken Hirschkop questions whether poststructuralism and
self-referentiality offer workable alternatives to the military ‘World
Target’ that, according to Rey Chow, provides the framework for
knowledge production in Departments of Comparative Literary Studies.

How to Avoid Being Paranoid

2004-09-01

“Sedgwick’s emphasis is on generating concepts that add to the complexity and inclusiveness of our representations, rather than trying to prescribe the right revolutionary path.” Melissa Gregg reviews Eve Sedgwick’s Touching Feeling.

Hollywood Nomadology?

2001-09-01

Linda Brigham offers a Deleuzean take on Independence Day.

Further Notes From the Prison-House of Language

2001-09-01

Linda Brigham works through Embodying Technesis by Mark Hansen.