Tag: barthes

Above Us Only Sky: On Camus, U2, Lennon, Rock, and Rilke


Tim Keane on rock’n’roll awakenings and the lyrical existentialism of U2 (St Patrick’s Day Special, 2005)

Literature from Page to Interface: The Treatments of Text in Christophe Bruno's Iterature


Søren Pold explores the ways in which Christophe Bruno’s Iterature expands the notion of literary form and shows what happens when words are no longer only part of a language.

The Two Ulmers in e-Media Studies: Vehicle and Driver


Craig Saper ingeniously interprets Gregory Ulmer as an object of study, as both a vehicle and driver of signification.

An Interview with Harry Mathews


Michael Boyden interviews Harry Mathews via email.

The Contour of a Contour


Despite talk of endings and absences at Eastgate Systems, Dave Ciccoricco investigates continuities in the work of Michael Joyce and Mark Bernstein.

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


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.

Notable American Prose


Ted Pelton reviews Ben Marcus’s novel that’s not one.

Sleepless in Seattle


Paul Harris explores IN.S.OMNIA’s technographies.

The Cybernetic Turn: Literary into Cultural Criticism


Joseph Tabbi reviews the essay collection Simulacrum America.

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!)