William Major measures academic “ecocriticism” against the practical “agrarianism” of Wendell Berry.
Elyce Helford frames Tank Girl as a portrait of the postfeminist woman: hyper-individualist and hyper-sexual - a woman who is quite comfortable in popular cinema but not so much so in reality.
As alternatives to agency-obsession, “critical technical practices” that connect art and technology are front and center in the work of Michael Mateas.
Steve Shaviro reviews Tomorrow Now by Bruce Sterling, a book that (for an eminent cyberpunk novelist) is perhaps too sane and sensible.
Piotr Siemion discusses Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
On twentieth-century Poland’s leading author.
Jenny Weight reviews William Mitchell’s third book, Me++: The Cyborg Self and the Networked City.
Poet Nina Zivancevic translates and comments on poetry by the founder of Modernism in Yugoslav literature
a short fiction by Harry Mathews
Literature joins the living dead. A critic illuminates Brian Lennon’s “scene” of literature today: both suspended and emergent in the world system.