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McElroy's Metropolitan Constructions

2003-07-10

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

Sim Capital: General Intellect, World Market, Species Being, and the Video Game

2003-08-29

Nick Dyer-Witheford figures the place of video games in the global market, drawing on Marx’s “species being” for scratch paper.

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.

Histories of the Present

2003-06-12

Darren Tofts reviews a popularization by Marie O’Mahony and an auto-critique of cyberculture by Andrew Murphie and John Potts.

Textual Events (3 of 5)

2003-09-14

How to commodify “intellectual property” when the object, a text, is made of other texts, and each reading is a re-writing? The Politics of Information, Part 3, considers the identity of event and machine.

Reverberation: Writing as a Visual Medium and the Sight of the Avant Garde

2003-04-23

Further on Gertrude Stein, Carole Maso, and the avant garde in U.S. fiction from Lidia Yuknavitch.

Narratological Amphibiousness, or: Invitation to the Covert History of Possibility

2003-04-24

Lance Olsen continues the FC/2 authors’ discussion of Carole Maso’s AVA and adds some bits on Laird Hunt, Mark Z Danielewski, Judd Morrissey and Lori Talley, and other recent U.S. avant-gardists.

The Avant-Garde and the Question of Literature

2003-04-27

Ralph Berry on Avant-Garde fiction and the future of the page.

Beyond the Voting Machine

2003-08-02

Marc Bousquet introduces a forthcoming Altx critical e-book, hosted online by ebr, appearing in five sections through the Fall of 2003. A new ebr thread, Technocapitalism, is built around its concerns.

Pervaded by Epistemology

2003-04-20

A review of Writing Machines, building on a number of the book’s earlier reviewers in ebr and elsewhere.

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