Primary Sounds


Reflections on Red/Yellow/Blue in the context of Music/Sound/Noise.

Whither Leads the Poem of Forking Paths?


On the present and future of hypertext poetics (circa 1997).

Nothing Less and Nothing More: The Oulipo Compendium


Alain Vuillemin comprehends the compendium - a summing up of four decades of Oulipian activity.
Translation by James Stevens

Tales of Almost


Linda Carolli on the third hybrid collection by Michael Joyce, a work (like the technological landscape it’s about) at once industrial and informatic, essayistic and narrative, technical and autobiographical.

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.

When You Can't Believe Your Eyes: Voice, Vision, and the Prosthetic Subject in Dancer in the Dark


Cary Wolfe investigates why the reviewers were so rattled by the Lars von Trier film, and in the process puts Jacques Derrida, Stanley Cavell, Slavoj Zizek, and Judith Butler into conversation.

Poetry in the Electronic Environment


Stephanie Strickland on the translation of poetry from print to screen.

Slow, Spare, and Painful


Steffen Hantke reviews the reviewers of Don DeLillo’s Body Artist, dispelling the notion that, after Underworld, the shorter book is necessarily a slighter one.

Harry Mathews's Al Gore Rhythms: A Re-viewing of Tlooth, Cigarettes, and The Journalist


Paul Harris rediscovers the senior American member of Oulipo on the occasion of three new reprints from The Dalkey Archive Press.