Tag: pynchon

Being Inside the Sentence

2004-08-22

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

Brain Drain Against the Grain: A Report on the International Pynchon Week 2008

2008-07-31

Bruno Arich-Gerz reports from Munich on International Pynchon Week, 2008. Finding a retreat to traditional reading strategies, Arich-Gerz wonders whether we have lost more than we gained in the turn against theory.

Electronic Media, Identity Politics, and the Rhetoric of Obsolescence

2008-03-09

Anthony Enns questions Kathleen Fitzpatrick’s link between an anxiety about the displacement of male privilige and the fear of new media technology in postmodern fiction.

The King and I: Elvis and the Post-Mortem or A Discontinuous Narrative in Several Media (On the Way to Hypertext)

2007-05-09

Niall Lucy enacts a writing that weaves critical and theoretical speculation, rock journalism, hagiography and autobiography.

Confronting Chaos

2004-02-19

Joseph Tabbi reviews Joe Conte’s Design and Debris and gauges the argument for chaotics-as-aesthetics across media.

Stream of Thought

2003-07-18

On the occasion of a new novel by Joseph McElroy and the Overlook Press reissue of McElroy’s earlier work, Andrew Walser initiates a revaluation.

Sleepless in Seattle

1995-12-20

Paul Harris explores IN.S.OMNIA’s technographies.

Digital vs. Traditional?

1999-12-30

Luc Herman reviews the collection, Cyberspace Textuality by Marie-Laure Ryan, and warns against the creation of a false dichotomy between the digital and traditional print text.

The Medial Turn

1999-12-30

Joseph Tabbi identifies a shift in U.S. criticism that has taken place in the eight years separating Susan Strehle’s Fiction in the Quantum Universe and John Johnston’s Information Multiplicity.

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.