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.

Blackness and the Migratory Drive


Walton Muyumba reviews Randall Kenan’s massive meditation on race and introduces a new word into the discourse on African American literature: zugenruhe.

On Spheres


Luca Di Blasi reads Peter Sloterdijk straight.
Translation by Chris Thomas

Are We Posthuman Yet?


Linda Brigham reads How We Became Posthuman the way Katherine Hayles reads novels: as a story that resists both linearity and the analytical ardor of attempts at humanist ordering.

The Poetry of John Matthias


A generous selection, with commentary and biographical background, for those coming newly to Matthias’s work.

Hope for Empowerment, Fear of Control


Jan van Looy reviews Silvio Gaggi on hypertext fiction up to the early ’90s.