writing under constraint
Not Browsing but Reading: Magazines and Books Online
Perusing websites pertaining to literary matters, Eye magazine cites HTML's "gaptoothed rawness" as a hindance to readability in ebr (prior to the journal's redesign).
Constrained Thinking: From Network to Membrane
Paul Harris examines the theoretical aspects of constrained thinking in the age of electronic textuality (in 2000 words, natch!)
Writing Under Constraint
ebr10, a satisfyingly even number published at the turn of the millennium, seemed at the time like the right occasion for calling an end to issues altogether. In the event, we would not manage to eliminate issues until February 2002 - that palindromic month and year, as satisfying in its way as the y2k.
Seeking the (Black Hole) Sun
Cynthia Davidson reviews Sex for the Millennium by Harold Jaffe
William O'Rourke on the beat of the Clinton beat
a short fiction by Harry Mathews
Ovid’s Concrete Labyrinths
Tony D'Souza on Alex Shakar's Metamorphoses.
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
The Education of Adams (Henry) / ALAMO
Paul Braffort studies constrained writing from Henry Adams to Braffort's own ALAMO project, and presents his findings in the form of a Triolet (between 1999 and 2000 words)
Toward a General Theory of the Constraint
Bernardo Schiavetta: a definition (in 2000 words)